Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 June 2019

280 Pages


ISBN: 9780190457488

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The Rhetoric of Medicine

Lessons on Professionalism from Ancient Greece

Dr Nigel Nicholson and Dr Nathan Selden

  • Uses scholarship on Greek medicine to examine problems and complexities in contemporary medical practice
  • Provides scholarly treatment of questions of professional identity, definition, ethics, and administration
  • Represents a unique collaboration between a classicist and a surgeon with extensive experience as administrators