Unformatted text preview: We’re already divine. If it was divine and removed by the purificator what’s to prevent them from inflicting the disease to someone else? If was caused by the natural rather than supernatural then this would be impossible. Because they can’t inflict this with supernatural powers or incantations hence incantations or herbs which are props of these charletons has no effect on the physical. What started with the Hippocratic’s Galen then contributes to their work and establishes a regarding this ‘not so sacred disease’ epilepsy. transition form the divine to the physical using epilepsy as the singular marker for the progression of medical advances in study and method Plato’s Republic specifically the allegory of the cave...
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- Fall '10
- Avicenna, Supernatural, Divine, n’t divine