Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Department of Philosophy - Philosophy, Science and the Sciences

Workshop on Galen's Pharmacology

  • When May 20, 2019 10:00 to May 21, 2019 05:00
  • Where Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6
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Workshop on Galen's Treatise On the Mixtures and Capacities of Simple Drugs (De simplicium medicamentorum temperamentis ac facultatibus), Books I-V.

Guest speaker: Professor John Wilkins, University of Exeter

Books I-V of Galen's voluminous work On the Mixtures and Capacities of Simple Drugs present the theoretical basis of his influential pharmacological theory. John Wilkins is preparing an English translation of these books with introduction and notes for the Cambridge Galen Translations. In this workshop, we will be discussing drafts of his translation.


Monday, 20 May from 10:00 am - 6:00pm
Tuesday, 21 May from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: The workshop will take place at the main building of Humboldt-Universität, Unter den Linden 6; room information will be provided by Philip van der Eijk.

If you wish to attend the workshop, please contact Philip van der Eijk in advance as material will be pre-circulated.