The Nature of the Whole

The Nature of the Whole

Holism in Ancient Greek and Indian Medicine

ISBN: 9788120827349

Author: Vicki Pitman

Subject: Health, Ayurveda & Alternative Medicine

Language: English

Binding: Hard Back

Pages: 235

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass

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It is frequently assumed that the holistic approach is inherent only in non-western medical systems. In this book, Vicki Pitman traces holism in the Hippocratic foundations of western medicine. Holism is a concept that has regained currency in contemporary thought, prompted in large part by the resurgence of complementary medicine. By comparing the ancient Greek model and practice with that of Ayurvedic medicine in India, she shows the practical relevance of ancient thought and methods to modern integrated medicine.

 

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