Science, Folklore, and Ideology: Studies in the Life Sciences in Ancient Greece

Hackett Pub. Co. (1999)
Taking a set of central issues from ancient Greek medicine and biology, this book studies first the interaction between scientific theorising and folklore or popular assumptions, and second the ideological character of scientific inquiry. Topics of current interest in the philosphy and sociology of science illuminated here include the relationship between primitive thought and early science, and the roles of the consensus of the scientific community, of tradition and of the authority of the written text, in the development of science.
Keywords Medicine Philosophy  Medicine, Greek and Roman  Animals History  Animals History
Categories (categorize this paper)
Buy the book $4.98 used (94% off)   $16.15 new (6% off)    Amazon page
Call number R723.L58 2000
ISBN(s) 0872205266   0521253144  
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
Download options
PhilPapers Archive

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 12,986
External links
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Citations of this work BETA
Similar books and articles

Monthly downloads

Added to index


Total downloads

2 ( #397,806 of 1,410,004 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

1 ( #176,758 of 1,410,004 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature

Start a new thread
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.