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Galen’s Approach to Anatomy and the Soul

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Armelle Debru


Galen was a philosopher and physician who paid particular attention to the importance of anatomy. After all, anatomical demonstrations could be used to address such issues as the localization of the various parts of the soul, like the hegemonikon. These demonstrations, in turn, served as a means of refuting opposing theories like those of the stoics

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