By Gronemeyer, Dietrich
This can be the preliminary quantity in a brand new sequence entitled Ars medicinae: The technological know-how of medication and Human Salvation. The identify of the organization in the back of the sequence is Initiative Gesundheit (Health Initiative), that's made of physicians, researchers, and college lecturers operating within the sciences and the arts. this primary ebook is designed to mirror the vast variety of matters to be addressed within the volumes to return, the great number of which has brought on the editors to decide on a layout that may do justice to this multiplicity.? The leitmotif for the 1st installment is ""health,"" an idea that either delineates the bounds of the themes envisaged and gives an creation to the problems and difficulties involved.? In line with the interdisciplinary method followed by means of Initiative Gesundheit, the essays assembled during this quantity technique the topic from the views of drugs, clinical historical past, philosophy, theology, and philology. traditionally, the purview extends from antiquity to the current day.