Ibn al-Nafīs: The last creative Arab physician?

Alaa Badawi

PhD candidate in history, Cairo University

icon-calendar February 19, 2015

20150219_Seminaire_Alaa_BadawiAfter the 8th/14th century, physicians were mostly technicians who no longer received formation in logic or philosophy. Medicine was restricted to a corpus of knowledge and to some surgical techniques without any innovation.

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