Medicine in the Medieval West

3.00 crs.

Knowledge & Values Courses: History I

This course explores the history of medical theory and practice, focusing most closely on the medieval era (i.e. 400-1500), but taking into good account also the Greek and Roman foundations of medical theory that prevail in Western and Middle Eastern society until the Enlightenment.  The history is explored through a variety of lenses:  clinical, ethical, religious and social.  

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