Change and Creativity in Early Modern Indian Medical Thought

@article{Wujastyk2005ChangeAC,
  title={Change and Creativity in Early Modern Indian Medical Thought},
  author={Dominik Wujastyk},
  journal={Journal of Indian Philosophy},
  year={2005},
  volume={33},
  pages={95-118}
}
  • D. Wujastyk
  • Published 2005
  • Linguistics
  • Journal of Indian Philosophy
This paper begins with a frame story, the reports on Indian medicine recorded in the seventeenth century travelogue of the British traveller John Fryer. Fryer's observations as an outsider are contrasted with an internal view of the works of three quite different Sanskrit medical authors who were working at about the time of his visit: the Vaidyajīvana of Lolimbarāja, the Rogārogavāda of Vīreśvara, and the Āyurvedasaukhya ascribed to . Questions are posed concerning the purposes of these works… 
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