The experimental foundations of Galen's teleology

This article outlines in details specific experiments that Galen performed. It explores how his methodology for experimentation was a sophisticated response to the rationalist-empirist debate as it occurred in ancient medicine.
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Christopher E. Cosans (1995). The Platonic Origins of Anatomy. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 38 (4):581.

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