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Philosophy and Dietetics in the Hippocratic on Regimen : A Delicate Balance of Health.

By: Series: Studies in Ancient Medicine SerPublisher: Boston : BRILL, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (350 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9789004289550
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Philosophy and Dietetics in the Hippocratic on Regimen : A Delicate Balance of HealthDDC classification:
  • 610.1
LOC classification:
  • B171 -- .B378 2015eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations and Editions -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 The Discovery of Dietetics -- Introduction -- 1 The Roots of Dietetics -- 1.1 The Quest for Health -- 1.2 Earliest Evidence -- 1.3 The Crotonian-Pythagorean Hypothesis -- 1.4 Athletic Training -- 1.5 Regimen Towards Health -- 2 Dietetics in the Hippocratic On Regimen -- 2.1 The Author and His Readers -- 2.2 Reflections on the Earlier Dietetic Tradition -- 2.3 Dietetic Methodology and Discovery -- 2.4 The Original Constituents -- 2.5 The Typology of Human Nature -- 2.6 Elemental Explications -- Conclusion -- Chapter 2 Philosophy of the Nature of Man -- Introduction -- 1 Reflections on the Philosophical Tradition -- 2 Mimēsis-Status Questionis -- 3 The Analogy of Macrocosm and Microcosm -- 4 The Analogy of Physis and Technē -- 4.1 Seeing the Invisible by Means of the Visible -- 4.2 Carpentry and Human Physiology -- 4.3 Harmony in Embryology, Music and Cooking -- 4.4 The Circularity of Physiological Processes -- 4.5 Digestion and Growth -- 4.6 Dietetics, Medicine, Gymnastics and Cosmetics -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 Therapy of Body and Soul -- Introduction -- 1 Distinguishing Soul from Body -- 1.1 Diagnosing Human Nature -- 1.2 Therapy of the Soul -- 2 Body and Soul in On Regimen -- 2.1 The Duality of Fire and Water -- 2.2 Fire and Water in the Soul and Body -- 2.3 Therapy of Thought, Perception and Memory -- 2.4 The Sleeping Body and the Dreaming Soul -- 2.5 Seed, Embryology, Procreation -- 2.6 Transmigration and the Cycle of Life -- 2.7 Regimen without Morality -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4 The Philosophical Legacy of On Regimen -- Introduction -- 1 Plato's Timaeus on the Therapy of the Soul -- 2 Aristotelian Reflections -- 2.1 Innate Heat and the Kindled Soul -- 2.1.1 Soul and Fire in Aristotle's On the Soul.
2.1.2 Soul and Fire in On the Parts of Animals -- 2.1.3 Kindled Soul in Aristotle's Parva Naturalia -- 2.2 Aristotle's Concepts of Health and Natural Teleology -- 2.2.1 The Concept of Self-Healing Nature -- 2.2.2 Aristotle on the Analogy between Nature and Medicine -- 2.2.3 The Limitations of Aristotle's Natural Teleology -- 2.3 Aristotle on Distinguished Physicians and the Principles of Natural Philosophy -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- General Index -- Index Locorum -- Index Nominorum.
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Intro -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations and Editions -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 The Discovery of Dietetics -- Introduction -- 1 The Roots of Dietetics -- 1.1 The Quest for Health -- 1.2 Earliest Evidence -- 1.3 The Crotonian-Pythagorean Hypothesis -- 1.4 Athletic Training -- 1.5 Regimen Towards Health -- 2 Dietetics in the Hippocratic On Regimen -- 2.1 The Author and His Readers -- 2.2 Reflections on the Earlier Dietetic Tradition -- 2.3 Dietetic Methodology and Discovery -- 2.4 The Original Constituents -- 2.5 The Typology of Human Nature -- 2.6 Elemental Explications -- Conclusion -- Chapter 2 Philosophy of the Nature of Man -- Introduction -- 1 Reflections on the Philosophical Tradition -- 2 Mimēsis-Status Questionis -- 3 The Analogy of Macrocosm and Microcosm -- 4 The Analogy of Physis and Technē -- 4.1 Seeing the Invisible by Means of the Visible -- 4.2 Carpentry and Human Physiology -- 4.3 Harmony in Embryology, Music and Cooking -- 4.4 The Circularity of Physiological Processes -- 4.5 Digestion and Growth -- 4.6 Dietetics, Medicine, Gymnastics and Cosmetics -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 Therapy of Body and Soul -- Introduction -- 1 Distinguishing Soul from Body -- 1.1 Diagnosing Human Nature -- 1.2 Therapy of the Soul -- 2 Body and Soul in On Regimen -- 2.1 The Duality of Fire and Water -- 2.2 Fire and Water in the Soul and Body -- 2.3 Therapy of Thought, Perception and Memory -- 2.4 The Sleeping Body and the Dreaming Soul -- 2.5 Seed, Embryology, Procreation -- 2.6 Transmigration and the Cycle of Life -- 2.7 Regimen without Morality -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4 The Philosophical Legacy of On Regimen -- Introduction -- 1 Plato's Timaeus on the Therapy of the Soul -- 2 Aristotelian Reflections -- 2.1 Innate Heat and the Kindled Soul -- 2.1.1 Soul and Fire in Aristotle's On the Soul.

2.1.2 Soul and Fire in On the Parts of Animals -- 2.1.3 Kindled Soul in Aristotle's Parva Naturalia -- 2.2 Aristotle's Concepts of Health and Natural Teleology -- 2.2.1 The Concept of Self-Healing Nature -- 2.2.2 Aristotle on the Analogy between Nature and Medicine -- 2.2.3 The Limitations of Aristotle's Natural Teleology -- 2.3 Aristotle on Distinguished Physicians and the Principles of Natural Philosophy -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- General Index -- Index Locorum -- Index Nominorum.

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