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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/2/11 Writing and the Techne of Science
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5/2/11 This week This week’s lectures are about writing technologies and scientific inquiry Today we’ll look at an example of naturalistic inquiry from ancient Greece: Hippocratic medicine Wednesday’s lecture will be about the history of printing and how it changed the landscape of knowledge
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5/2/11 Why the Greeks?
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5/2/11 Recap What were the two most sacred texts of pagan Greece, and to whom were they attributed? Plato, Aristotle, Alexander the Great, Socrates: who taught whom? Why do you think I ended my lecture calling you, the class of 2014, ‘my little Aristotles’?
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5/2/11 Techne of scribal science Culture, art and technology were seamlessly unified for the Greeks, under the concept of techne. What kinds of things were included in the Greek notion of techne?
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5/2/11 Hippocratic medicine Series of medical treatises written in the 5th and 4th centuries BC Very naturalistic and secular Writing was an integral part of their naturalistic approach
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