Magic, Reason and Experience: Studies in the Origin and Development of Greek Science by G. E. R. Lloyd Cambridge University Press | December 12, 1979 | English | ISBN: 0521223733 | 348 pages | PDF | 13 MB
This book is a study of the origins and development of Greek science, focusing especially on the interactions of scientific and traditional patterns of thought from the sixth to the fourth centuries BC. The starting point is an examination of how certain Greek authors deployed the category of 'magic' and attacked magical beliefs and practices, and these attacks are related to their complex background in Greek medicine and speculative thought.
The Night Shift: Real Life In The Heart Of The E.R. by Brian Goldman English | 2010 | ISBN: 1554683912 | 263 Pages | EPUB | 2.22 MB
Dr. Brian Goldman is both an emergency room physician at Mount Sinai and a prominent medical journalist. Never one to shy away from controversy, Goldman specializes in kicking open the doors to the medical establishment, revealing what really goes on behind the scenes – and in the minds of doctors and nurses. In The Night Shift, Goldman shares his experiences in the witching hours at Mount Sinai Hospital in downtown Toronto.