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Anatomists or Butchers?

In the Corpus Hippocraticum, there is no evidence of human autopsies being conducted. The Greeks of this period believed that the human soul would not find peace until the body was put to

The Humoral Theory

During the Golden Age of Greece, each of the original four elements became associated with two qualities Figure 1, as the following: Air as hot and moist Fire as hot and dry Water

Plato and Aristotle Debate

It is sometimes said that Plato attempted to understand the world through pure reasoning, whereas Aristotle was more empirical and willing to observe. While this is far from the truth, it is perhaps