2007.10.30 - Mind and Body

2007.10.30 - Mind and Body - [ M I N D AND BODY ] H istory...

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Unformatted text preview: [ M I N D AND BODY ] H istory 119 Discussion 301 Platt October 30, 2007 2 I N T E R D E P E N D E N T C H A N G ES- Changing of understandings of the human body- Changing of understandings of the mind and how it works B O D Y- No more intimate private experience- Greeks began from the inside out- Europeans were taking apart human bodies- Greeks did very little dissection- 16c: an entirely different sense of the body- Galen (130-200 AD) Greek Physician- humor one of 4 fluids entering constitution- blood (organ: liver)- yellow bile (organs: gall bladder)- black bile (organ: spleen)- phlegm (organ: brain/lungs)- through them, the body was link to elements- air- fire- earth- water- bodies divided according to these humors:- sanguine: blood: hot & moist- choleric: yellow bile: hot & dry- send the choleric person off to war, thats the best for them- melancholic: black bile: cold & dry- phlegmatic: phlegm: cold & moist A V E R Y D I F F E R E N T S E N S E O F...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course HIST 119 taught by Professor Wandel during the Winter '07 term at Wisconsin.

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2007.10.30 - Mind and Body - [ M I N D AND BODY ] H istory...

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