Philosophy and medicine Part 1
HISTORICAL PERIOD: Hippocratic medicineTHEMATIC(S) AREA(S) Medical ethicsCountry: GreeceLanguage: GreekUNIT OF THE EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL:
Hippocratic medicine - The Relation of Philosophy and Medicine in Antiquity
Ourania Kalogeridou, PhD, Special Teaching Personnel at the Museum for the History of Medicine, is being interviewed by Apostolos Verikios, second-year medical student, both from the School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. This first part of the interview focuses on the relationship between Aristotle, ancient philosophy and medicine, describing Aristotle as a major figure in the evolution of biology, setting new questions on biological phenomena thus affecting medicine as well.