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Ancient Medicine

 

Contemporary medical practice traces its origins to the creation of scientific medicine by Greek doctors such as Hippocrates and Galen. Is this something of which modern medicine can be proud? The scientific achievements and ethical limitations of ancient medicine when scientific medicine was no more than another form of alternative medicine. Scientific medicine competed in a marketplace of ideas where the boundaries between scientific and social aspects of medicine were difficult to draw.

 

Subject Code: 
CLASSGEN
Units: 
3-4
Term: 
Aut
Course Number: 
139
Day/Time: 
TTh / 2:15-3:45
Room: 
360-361a
Type: 
Seminar