In this lecture, Jil Muller explores the role that Montagne and Descartes associate with the mesentery, the influence of Montaigne
Building on the latest research findings, this paper proposes to further explore the dialectic between, and the parallel development of,
This lecture explores Johann Schreck Terentius’ medical profile and journeys across Europe as part of a holistic education in the
In this lecture, Prof. Harari explains why the account of the principles of demonstration found in the Greek commentary tradition
Galen is one of the best sources on ancient nutrition and diet: he has little interest in luxury fashions, he
This summer school will explore how heat, colour, and sound have been used, conceptualised and graded in the pre-modern cosmos
The conference will focus on the early modern reception of Galenic pharmacology up to the late seventeenth century.
This paper argues how perspiration could undergo a drastic reconceptualisation in eighteenth-century medicine. Thanks to Santorio Santori’s famous studies with
This paper focuses on the system of quarantine stations in the early modern Mediterranean.
In this lecture I will explore these questions on the basis of two specific examples: the discussion about the use