The Four Humors
Hippocrates and Galen
[URL formerly http://viator.ucs.indiana.edu/~ancmed/foundations.htm] Foundations of Hippocratic Medicine
The Hippocratics, who relied philosophically on the Pre-Socratic philosophers, argued the primacy of experience or theory. Fragments from Diels and Kranz.
The physician's oath to the healing gods to refrain from giving a deadly drug, cutting the human body, revealing secrets revealed during the medical treatment.
< www.perseus.tufts.edu/GreekScience/Students/Andrea/HippocratesOnHeart.html > "The Pulse of Generations"
Plato, Aristotle, and "Hippocrates" on the Heart.
Also see my Medicine net links.
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