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What Is Medicine?Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing$
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Paul Unschuld

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780520257658

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520257658.001.0001

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What Is Medicine?
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Paul U. Unschuld

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0066

This chapter emphasizes the contributions of Jean Fernel (1497–1558), a contemporary of Vesalius and Paracelsus. He made use of the many components that the era offered him and introduced the most efficient architecture. He created a comprehensive therapeutics that might have continued to exist if his era had survived. His plan of the organism was marked by hierarchy. The body itself could not have divulged it to him. Its power of expression in the sixteenth century was just as insufficient as it had been two millennia earlier. The reality was vein valves, fallopian tubes, and a few clarified details but interpretation was not really helped by this. The three functions of the soul that ruled over the body include the brain and nerves, heart and arteries, and lastly, liver and veins.

Keywords:   therapeutics, power of expression, soul, organism, medicine, intellectual history

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