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Physiological Theory and the Doctrine of the Mean in Plato and Aristotle.

By: Series: Studies in Philosophy SerPublisher: Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 1969Copyright date: ©1969Description: 1 online resource (400 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9783111675084
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Physiological Theory and the Doctrine of the Mean in Plato and AristotleDDC classification:
  • 184
LOC classification:
  • B491.M36 -- T7 1969eb
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Contents:
Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations and Short Titles -- I. Introduction -- II. Physiological Theory in Greek Medicine before Aristotle -- A. Alcmaeon of Croton -- B. The Menon Papyrus -- 1. Menecrates -- 2. Petron of Aegina -- 3. Philistion of Locri -- C. Hippocratic Works -- 1. Ancient Medicine -- 2. The Nature of Man -- 3. Airs, Waters, Places -- 4. Regimen I -- D. Conclusion -- III. Physiological Theory and "The Mean" in Plato -- A. The Body of the Cosmos -- B. The Soul of the Cosmos -- C. The Human Soul and Body -- 1. The Rational Soul and Its Destiny -- 2. The Physical Organ of the Soul -- 3. The Mortal Soul and Its Organs -- 4. Environment and the Nutritive Process -- D. Disease and Health in Man -- 1. Disease of the Body -- 2. Disease of the Soul -- 3. The Total Organism and Its Care -- E. Conclusion: The Timaeus and the Medical Writers -- IV. Physiology and the Doctrine of the Mean in Aristotle -- A. Elemental Structure of the Organism in Health and Disease -- 1. The Nature of Health and Other Bodily Excellence -- 2. Elemental Structure of the Organism -- 3. Environment and Its Influence -- B. Proportion and the Mean in the Larger Aspects of the Organism -- 1. Ultimate Basis of the Vital Processes and Organs -- 2. The Principal Organs and Their Functions -- 3. Summary -- C. Proportion and the Mean in Sense Perception -- 1. Body, Soul, and the Living Composite -- 2. The Problem and Conditions of Sense Perception -- 3. The Special Senses and the Mean -- 4. The Central Sense Power and the Mean -- 5. Summary -- D. Moral Excellence and the Mean -- 1. The Method of the Ethics -- 2. General Comparison of Bodily and Moral Excellence -- 3. Bodily and Moral Virtue and the Equilibrium of Opposites -- 4. Further Characteristics of Bodily and Moral Virtue -- 5. The Psycho-Physical Aspect of Emotion and Moral Excellence.
6. Moral Excellence and the Intellect -- 7. Moral Excellence and Happiness -- E. The Political Organism and the Mean -- 1. The Principle of Natural Subordination -- 2. The Principle of Order among Equal and Opposite Parts: Μεσότης -- 3. Unnatural or Deviation Forms -- the Relative Mean -- F. Conclusion: The Expert and His Norms of Value -- 1. Objectives of Physician, Moral Guide, and Statesman -- 2. Norms and Values -- the Absolute Good -- V. Conclusion -- Appendix I. On the Notion of ΜΕΣΟΤΗΣ in Greek Mathematics -- Appendix II. Concerning the Theory of Francois Nuyens on the Development of Aristotle's Psychology -- Appendix III. The Heart as Source and Center of External Action -- Bibliography -- Greek Words, Phrases, Sentences -- General Index -- Index of Passages Cited.
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Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations and Short Titles -- I. Introduction -- II. Physiological Theory in Greek Medicine before Aristotle -- A. Alcmaeon of Croton -- B. The Menon Papyrus -- 1. Menecrates -- 2. Petron of Aegina -- 3. Philistion of Locri -- C. Hippocratic Works -- 1. Ancient Medicine -- 2. The Nature of Man -- 3. Airs, Waters, Places -- 4. Regimen I -- D. Conclusion -- III. Physiological Theory and "The Mean" in Plato -- A. The Body of the Cosmos -- B. The Soul of the Cosmos -- C. The Human Soul and Body -- 1. The Rational Soul and Its Destiny -- 2. The Physical Organ of the Soul -- 3. The Mortal Soul and Its Organs -- 4. Environment and the Nutritive Process -- D. Disease and Health in Man -- 1. Disease of the Body -- 2. Disease of the Soul -- 3. The Total Organism and Its Care -- E. Conclusion: The Timaeus and the Medical Writers -- IV. Physiology and the Doctrine of the Mean in Aristotle -- A. Elemental Structure of the Organism in Health and Disease -- 1. The Nature of Health and Other Bodily Excellence -- 2. Elemental Structure of the Organism -- 3. Environment and Its Influence -- B. Proportion and the Mean in the Larger Aspects of the Organism -- 1. Ultimate Basis of the Vital Processes and Organs -- 2. The Principal Organs and Their Functions -- 3. Summary -- C. Proportion and the Mean in Sense Perception -- 1. Body, Soul, and the Living Composite -- 2. The Problem and Conditions of Sense Perception -- 3. The Special Senses and the Mean -- 4. The Central Sense Power and the Mean -- 5. Summary -- D. Moral Excellence and the Mean -- 1. The Method of the Ethics -- 2. General Comparison of Bodily and Moral Excellence -- 3. Bodily and Moral Virtue and the Equilibrium of Opposites -- 4. Further Characteristics of Bodily and Moral Virtue -- 5. The Psycho-Physical Aspect of Emotion and Moral Excellence.

6. Moral Excellence and the Intellect -- 7. Moral Excellence and Happiness -- E. The Political Organism and the Mean -- 1. The Principle of Natural Subordination -- 2. The Principle of Order among Equal and Opposite Parts: Μεσότης -- 3. Unnatural or Deviation Forms -- the Relative Mean -- F. Conclusion: The Expert and His Norms of Value -- 1. Objectives of Physician, Moral Guide, and Statesman -- 2. Norms and Values -- the Absolute Good -- V. Conclusion -- Appendix I. On the Notion of ΜΕΣΟΤΗΣ in Greek Mathematics -- Appendix II. Concerning the Theory of Francois Nuyens on the Development of Aristotle's Psychology -- Appendix III. The Heart as Source and Center of External Action -- Bibliography -- Greek Words, Phrases, Sentences -- General Index -- Index of Passages Cited.

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