Erasmus of Rotterdam (1466–1536): Renaissance Advocate of the Public Role of Medicine

@article{Albury2003ErasmusOR,
  title={Erasmus of Rotterdam (1466–1536): Renaissance Advocate of the Public Role of Medicine},
  author={W. R. Albury and G. Weisz},
  journal={Journal of Medical Biography},
  year={2003},
  volume={11},
  pages={128 - 134}
}
The great Renaissance scholar Erasmus of Rotterdam was a pioneering advocate of the importance of medicine for social as well as individual welfare. Erasmus' “Oration in praise of the art of medicine” (1518) illustrates his literary approach to this topic. Although the original version of his text did not address the state's role in promoting the health of the populace, Erasmus inserted new material on this topic into the “Oration” for a 1529 edition. This new material and references in some of… Expand

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