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Moses Maimonides, medical doctor and author: aspects of his work, medical training, theory, and practice

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Gerrit Bos
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Trent History of Medicine Lecture Series

Join us for a talk by Professor Gerrit Bos. His talk will cover a short survey of Maimonides medical works, his training as a doctor, and some central aspects of his medical theory and practice, such as proper regimen including role of one's nature and his wariness to apply bloodletting.Professor Bos is Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Martin-Buber-Institut at Cologne University. His main fields of research are medieval Jewish-Islamic science, especially medicine, medieval Hebrew, and Judeo-Arabic.

Contact: Rachel Ingold