In the Grip of Disease Hardback

Studies in the Greek Imagination

by G. E. R. Lloyd;

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In the Grip of Disease

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This original and lively book explores Greek ideas about health and disease and their influence on Greek thought. Fundamental issues such as causation and responsibility, purification and pollution, mind-body relations and gender differences, authority and the expert and who can challenge them, reality and appearances, good government, happiness, and good and evil themselves are deeply implicated. Using the evidence not just from Greek medical theory and practice but also from epic, lyric, tragedy, historiography, philosophy, and religion, G. E. R. Lloyd offers the first comprehensive account of the influence of Greek thought about health and disease on the Greek imagination.

In the Grip of Disease by G. E. R. Lloyd was published by Oxford University Press in March 2003. The ISBN for In the Grip of Disease is 9780199253234.

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Details for In the Grip of Disease

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherOxford University Press (March 2003)
Number of Pages280
Thickness20 mm
Height223 mm
Width143 mm
Product Code4532511
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