Lovers and Livers
Disease Concepts in History (Joanne Goodman Lectures)
Can a disease be an idea? A theory? Does disease exist without a patient to suffer from it?In Lovers and Livers, Jacalyn Duffin provides a lively overview of the ideas around disease. She introduces philosophical theories of disease and delves into the history of two distinct afflictions - one old, one new - which serve as examples to show how appl...