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The Clock and the Mirror:
Girolamo Cardano and Renaissance Medicine
Nancy G. Siraisi

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface and Acknowledgments
Note to the Reader
Abbreviations
Pt. 1Cardano's Medical World
Ch. 1Introduction3
Ch. 2Practitioner and Patients24
Pt. 2Theory and Practice
Ch. 3Argument and Experience43
Ch. 4Time, Body, Food: The Parameters of Health70
Pt. 3The Old and the New
Ch. 5The Uses of Anatomy93
Ch. 6The New Hippocrates119
Pt. 4Medical Wonders
Ch. 7The Hidden and the Marvelous149
Ch. 8The Medicine of Dreams174
Pt. 5Medical Narratives
Ch. 9Historia, Narrative, and Medicine195
Ch. 10The Physician as Patient214
Epilogue225
Notes231
Bibliography329
Index353

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