2 edition of Medicine, magic, and religion found in the catalog.
Medicine, magic, and religion
Rivers, W. H. R.
|Statement||by W.H.R. Rivers ; with a preface by G. Elliot Smith.|
|Series||Fitzpatrick lectures -- 1915-1916, International library of psychology, philosophy, and scientific method|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 146p. ;|
|Number of Pages||146|
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A social institution, it is one of Rivers' finest works. In it, Rivers introduced the then revolutionary idea that indigenous practices are indeed rational, when viewed in terms of religious beliefs.
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In the ﬁrst chapter I dealt especially with the relations between medicine and magic, using the latter term for two kinds of processes: that in which disease is and religion book to direct human and religion book, and that in which the methods of treatment involve no element of appeal to higher powers, in spite of the fact that disease is ascribed to the action of spiritual beings.
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Functional differences between religion and magic. Early sociological interpretations of magic by Marcel Mauss and Henri Hubert emphasized the social conditions in which the phenomenon of magic develops.
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Between Medicine, Magic, and Religion: Wonder Drugs in German Medico-Pharmaceutical Treatises of the Thirteenth to the Sixteenth CenturiesCited by: 4. Dr Alixe Bovey investigates the influence of astrology, religion and magic on medical knowledge and practice.
Most medieval ideas about medicine were based on those of the ancient work, namely the work of Greek physicians Galen (– CE) and Hippocrates (– BCE). Their ideas set out a theory of the human body relating to the four. Answer to From the book 'Magic, Witchcraft and Religion' Moro Ethnomedicine, as described by the editor of the book, includes A.
folk or ritual medicine B. Ancient Egypt was a civilization that lasted from to B.C.E. This is probably where the concept of health started.
Some of the earliest records of medical care come from ancient Egypt. History of medicine - History of medicine - Japan: The most interesting features of Japanese medicine are the extent to which it was derivative and the rapidity with which, after a slow start, it became Westernized and scientific.
In early times disease was regarded as sent by the gods or produced by the influence of evil spirits. Treatment and prevention were based largely on. In this discussion with award-winning comic book author Al Ewing, comics theorist and graphic medicine researcher A.
David. Lewis explores the growing idea that the comics medium may be drawing medicine and religion—bodily health and spiritual affairs—more closely towards each other via its superhero titles. “Stated simply, magic is the religion of the other.”2 This book is also concerned with the actual experiences that gave rise to the introduction of “magic” into that complex generally recognized as “religion” in black American experience.
Since few terms have prompted more disagreement than these two, it might be useful to clar.Phenomena associated or confused with magic include forms of mysticism, medicine, paganism, heresy, witchcraft, shamanism, Vodou, and superstition.
Magic is sometimes divided into the "high" magic of the intellectual elite, bordering on science, and the. Dr. Joanne Edge specialises in late-medieval and early modern European social and cultural history, with an emphasis on medicine and the ‘occult’ sciences: divination, magic and astrology.
She did her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the University of London, and held a four-year postdoctoral position as Assistant Editor on the Casebooks Project at the .