L’EPISTEMOLOGIA DELLA MEDICINA ELLENISTICA

@inproceedings{Vegetti2018LEPISTEMOLOGIADM,
  title={L’EPISTEMOLOGIA DELLA MEDICINA ELLENISTICA},
  author={Mario Vegetti},
  year={2018}
}
Erophilus’ contribution to medical epistemology chiefly lies in his refusal to pursue the philosophy of nature, a refusal intended to ensure the autonomy of medicine. Medical theory must be limited to the field of observable phenomena, especially via anatomical dissection, and must avoid any discussion on the primary elements of matter. This approach was ultimately to pave the way to empiricism, which rejected anatomy itself, and was developed within the Erophilean school despite the… CONTINUE READING

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