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Health A History Edited by Peter Adamson


Health. A History

Edited by Peter Adamson


  • Brings together historians of philosophy and medicine in an unprecedented, interdisciplinary way to explore the history of the concept of health
  • Covers Western and non-Western philosophical traditions, including Islamic and Chinese philosophies
  • Ranges over numerous areas of philosophy and medicine, including psychology and ethics, bringing historical material into contact with more recent ideas in philosophy of medicine
  • Includes several Reflection pieces with corresponding artwork on health in religion and the medical sciences
  • Part of the innovative Oxford Philosophical Concepts series