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Philosophy, History and Medicine. Proceedings of the Vth International Galen Colloquium, Lille, 16-18 March 1995
Editor: Armelle Debru
The 14 papers in this volume were first presented at the Fifth International Galen Colloqium held in Lille in 1995 and represent a first attempt to explore systematically this vast complicated area. The contributors cover a wide variety of themes, broadly grouped as: the epistemology , method and practice of medicine, Galen and pharmacological tradition, Galen's pharmacological treatises and the transmission of pharmacological texts.
Their papers shed a new light on this ancient therapeutic field and also help to understand Galen's pharmacology in its relation to the entire body of its work and thought.
Author: Floris Overduin

, and are usually aimed towards particular afflictions. 2 As such, they should be considered pharmacological rather than medical. 3 Instructions are usually limited to the preparation of the potion or the direct application of certain ingredients to the body, rather than addressing which remedy is

In: Mnemosyne

[German version] The Greek term for pharmacology (ὁ περὶ φαρμάκων λόγος/ho perì pharmákōn lógos, Pedanius Dioscorides, De materia medica praef. 5) means 'science of remedies'. Originally, the term φάρμακον/phármakon, whose etymology is not known, did not specifically refer to a medical drug, but to

In: Brill's New Pauly Online
Oral and Written Transmission of Pharmacological Knowledge in Fifth- and Fourth-Century Greece
Hippocratic Recipes is the first extended study of the pharmacological recipes included in the Hippocratic Corpus. The recipes, found mostly in the gynaecological and nosological treatises, are here examined both from a philological and a sociocultural point of view. Drawing on studies in the fields of classics, social history of medicine, and anthropology, this book offers new insights into the production and use of pharmacological knowledge in the classical world. In particular, it assesses the deep interactions between oral and written traditions in the transmission of this knowledge. Recipes are addressed as texts, but the existence of ‘missing links’ in the written tradition are acknowledged.
A Critical Edition with Translation and Commentary
Author: Robert Leigh
Robert Leigh offers a critical edition with translation into English, commentary and introduction of the pharmacological treatise On Theriac to Piso traditionally attributed to Galen. The focus of the work is on the question of authorship and Leigh seeks to show on textual, pharmacological, doctrinal and historical grounds that the attribution to Galen is at least highly problematic and probably mistaken. As well as marshalling the arguments in the introduction, Leigh seeks in the commentary not only to give a general exegesis of the text but also to identify points of agreement and points of difference between the treatise and other works which are undisputedly in the genuine Galenic corpus.
Timing & Time Perception Review is the forum for all psychophysical, neuroimaging, pharmacological, computational, and theoretical advances on the topic of timing and time perception in humans and other animals. Timing & Time Perception Review has a multidisciplinary approach to the synergy of: Neuroscience and Philosophy for understanding the concept of time, Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence for adapting basic research to artificial agents, Psychiatry, Neurology, Behavioral and Computational Sciences for neuro-rehabilitation and modeling of the disordered brain, to name just a few.

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Editors-in-Chief: Argiro Vatakis, Warren Meck, and Hedderik van Rijn
Timing is ever-present in our everyday life – from the ringing sounds of the alarm clock to our ability to walk, dance, remember, and communicate with others. This intimate relationship has lead scientists from different disciplines to investigate time and to explore how individuals perceive, process, and effectively use timing in their daily activities.
Timing & Time Perception aims to be the forum for all psychophysical, neuroimaging, pharmacological, computational, and theoretical advances on the topic of timing and time perception in humans and other animals. We envision a multidisciplinary approach to the topics covered, including the synergy of: Neuroscience and Philosophy for understanding the concept of time, Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence for adapting basic research to artificial agents, Psychiatry, Neurology, Behavioral and Computational Sciences for neuro-rehabilitation and modeling of the disordered brain, to name just a few.
Given the ubiquity of interval timing, this journal will host all basic studies, including interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary works on timing and time perception and serve as a forum for discussion and extension of current knowledge on the topic.

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Author: Ritika Ganguly

Introduction There is an intricate concept in ‘ayurvedic pharmacology’ ( dravyaguṇa vijñāna ) 1 known as prabhāva. Prabhāva literally means a ‘specific effect’, and stands for the special property of a ‘matter’, ‘substance’, or ‘drug’ ( dravya ) that makes it behave in a specific way

In: Asian Medicine
From Volume 14 (2006), Inflammopharmacology is published by Birkhäuser (Basel, Switzerland).

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An Introduction Based on Ancient and Medieval Sources
Author: Levey