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Mind, medicine and metaphysics, the philosophy of a physician

Brown, William

Mind, medicine and metaphysics, the philosophy of a physician

by Brown, William

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Published by Oxford university press, H. Milford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- Philosophy,
  • Mind and body,
  • Psychoanalysis

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Brown.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR723 .B7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, [1], 294 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6351419M
    LC Control Number37007356
    OCLC/WorldCa3148598

      The term metaphysics is derived from the Greek Ta Meta ta Physkia which means “the books after the books on nature.” When a librarian was cataloging Aristotle’s works, he did not have a title for the material he wanted to shelve after the material called “nature” (Physkia) — so he called it “after nature.” Originally, this wasn’t even a subject at all — it was a collection. Metaphysics is the branch of philosophy that examines the fundamental nature of reality, including the relationship between mind and matter, between substance and attribute, and between potentiality and actuality. The word "metaphysics" comes from two Greek words that, together, literally mean "after or behind or among [the study of] the natural".

      How metaphysics influences medicine. () - Book quote: “While medical science projects an image of fact-based certainty, its very foundation is . University of Metaphysics. Doctor of Metaphysical Science, Msc.D. There are numerous vocations in the field of metaphysics. i.e. teaching, counseling, healing, ministry, astrology, professional speaking, etc. This program is designed for students wishing to write books, teach, or minister in the way in which they are called to do so.

    Books shelved as metaphysics: The Holographic Universe by Michael Talbot, Metaphysics by Aristotle, Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant, Introductio.   Charles V. Tramont, MD, is a retired surgeon, obstetrician, and gynecologist. He currently practices hypnotherapy. He is author of From Birth to Rebirth: Gnostic Healing for the 21st Century and What’s Missing in Medicine: Unleashing the Healing Power of the Subconscious Mind.. Here he describes his journey from a conventional medical professional to a practitioner of gnostic healing arts.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brown, William, Mind, medicine and metaphysics, the philosophy of a physician. London, Oxford university press. London: Oxford University Press, Hardcover.

Small octavo. viii + pp. Blue cloth gilt-lettered on spine. Index. Spine leaned, rubbed & faded, boards slightly discolored, top-edge lightly browned, previous owner's name on front free endpaper, tissue-paper repair to front endpaper hinge, oelse a solid near-VG copy no dust jacket.

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