Hippocratic Medicine and the Greek Body Image

  title={Hippocratic Medicine and the Greek Body Image},
  author={Scott M. DeHart},
  journal={Perspectives on Science},
This study investigates the changes in the body image that occurred in the crucial cultural transformations that took place at the outset of Western rational thought in the transition from Archaic age to Classical age Greece. It does so from the delimited perspective that is offered by the group of medical writings known as the Hippocratic Corpus (specifically works on prognostics, dietetics, and surgery) that were contemporary with the early Classical age, but it also suggests parallel changes… 
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