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Science, medicine, and Jewish culture in early modern Europe

David B. Ruderman

Science, medicine, and Jewish culture in early modern Europe

by David B. Ruderman

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Published by Tel Aviv University in Tel-Aviv .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism and science.,
  • Jews -- Medicine.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 26-34.

    StatementDavid B. Ruderman.
    SeriesSpiegel lectures in European Jewish history ;, 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM538.S3 R83 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2101986M
    LC Control Number88151067

    In , the National Foundation for Jewish Culture honored him with its lifetime achievement award for his work in Jewish history, and in , thirty-one of his colleagues and former students presented him with Jewish Culture in Early Modern Europe: Essays in Honor of David B. Ruderman, eds. Richard Cohen, Natalie Dohrmann, Adam Shear, and. Employed as midwives, wise women, or healers, female medical practitioners of various faiths disseminated medical knowledge and supplied information pertinent to religious and legal rulings in early modern Europe. While scholars have noted this role for Christian women, they have not studied the unique position of female Jewish healers with regard to municipal regulations, communal politics.

    The Book of Remedies, the earliest medical text written in Hebrew, to Asaph the Jew, dates to the seventh or eighth century. The text comprises four parts; a story of the transmission of medicine from God to mankind, a medical survey, a Materia medica and a list of medical aphorisms. While there is no knowledge of the writer himself or where the text was written, it circulated widely in Jewish. The discipline is organized by the Fishbein Center for the History of Science and Medicine, which includes information about faculty publications, courses, fellowships, and applications. The Committee on Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science includes information about .

      Shadow an early modern writer at work and you find yourself not in the valley of the shadow of the book but in a lively province of the past. Intellectual historians can learn a lot when they trace not only the cerebral creation of high ideas, but also the low toil of inky fingers. Eamon, William Science and the Secrets of Nature: Books of Secrets in Medieval and Early Modern Culture (Princeton, N. J.: Princeton University Press, ) Edward Clark, Mark and Summers, Kirk M., “ Hippocratic Medicine and Aristotelian Science in the Daemonum investigatio peripatetica of Andrea Cesalpino,” Bulletin of the History of.


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