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Table of Contents Acknowledgements Introduction Part 1: Greek Medicine I The Transformations of Ancient Medicine II The Definition, Status and Methods of the Medical Techne in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries III Scholarship, Authority and Argument in Galen¿s Quod Animi Mores IV Theories and Practices of Demonstration in Galen V Mathematics as a Model of Method of Method in Galen Part 2: Greek Mathematics and Philosophy VI The Alleged Fallacy of Hippocrates of Chios VII The Meno and the Mysteries of Mathematics VIII Plato and Archytas in the Seventh Letter IX Philosophy and Medicine in Ancient Greece: Cognitive Models and their Repercussions X The Pluralism of Intellectual Life before Plato XI The Evolution of Evolution: Greco-Roman Antiquity and the Origin of Species Part 3: Greek and Chinese comparisons XII Appearance versus Reality: Greek and Chinese comparisons and contrasts XIII Mythology: Reflections from a Chinese Perspective XIV Literacy in Greek and Chinese Science: Some Comparative Issues XV Is there a future for ancient science? Supplementary Notes and Bibliographies Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Science -- Greece -- History.
Science -- China -- History.
Science -- Methodology -- History.