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The Way and the Word: Science and Medicine in Early China and Greece

 
 
 
 
The Way and the Word: Science and Medicine in Early China and Greece
Author: Geoffrey Lloyd - Nathan Sivin
ISBN 13: 9780300101607
ISBN 10: 300101600
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 2003-12-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
List Price: $37.00
 
 

In this engrossing book, two world-renowned scholars compare and contrast the cosmology, science, and medicine of China and Greece between 400 B.C. and A.D. 200. In the process they cast new light not only on these two rich civilizations but also on the evolving character of science."A nuanced, sophisticated, and deeply learned reflection on ancient science. . . . [The book] will be the foundation for thinking about the deep structures of the sociology of knowledge in antiquity."-Thomas Laqueur, Times Literary Supplement

Author Biography: Sir Geoffrey Lloyd is emeritus professor of ancient philosophy and science at the University of Cambridge. Nathan Sivin is professor of Chinese culture and of the history of science at the University of Pennsylvania.