Sep 3, 2019
Originally recorded 21 August 2019 via Zencastr. Produced by Talha Ahsan.
Introduction and biography
A survey of Arabic commentaries
Why look at paediatrics?
On the five aphorisms of paediatrics
Commentators disputing classifications within paediatrics
On the importance of Galen to the Arabic commentators
Dr Kamran Karimullah
On how Galen can elucidate Hippocratic paediatrics
On translators as trained philologists as well as medics
Arabic commentators disputing Galen
Arabic commentators rejecting Galen
Gendered division of theoretical and practical medicine?
Resemblance to scriptural commentaries?
Arabic commentaries as historical sources of lost Greek commentaries
On learning Greek, Hebrew and Syriac as an Arabist
Introductory texts to medieval Islamic sciences
Medieval Islamic Medicine
Peter E. Pormann + Emilie Savage-Smith
(Edinburgh University Press 2007)
Islamic Science and the Making of the European
(MIT Press 2007)
On studying a PhD for a topic not of your choosing
Forthcoming projects and on going from Manchester to New York
Mighty Have Fallen by Ruth Dinosaur
(c) Dr. Emily Selove (2019)
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