Galen

[New Entry by P. N. Singer on March 18, 2016.] Galen (Galēnos, 129 - c. 200 CE) was primarily a medical author, but had a deep engagement with and influence on the philosophical debates of his
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[New Entry by P. N. Singer on March 18, 2016.] Galen (Galēnos, 129 - c. 200 CE) was primarily a medical author, but had a deep engagement with and influence on the philosophical debates of his time. He wrote many works of logic and ethics, and also addressed those and other philosophical questions - especially of epistemology, causation in the natural world, and philosophy of mind - in his medical-scientific writings. His medical, and in some contexts his philosophical, work had enormous influence throughout the medieval period and even later,...

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