Hippocratism


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Hip`poc´ra`tism


n.1.The medical philosophy or system of Hippocrates.
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For a summary and bibliography of these developments in Renaissance Hippocratism, see Siraisi, 1997, 119, and sources there cited.
To assess whether the practice of Hippocratic medicine presented intrinsic obstacles to followers of Christian belief, Temkin asks whether Hippocratism was a religion that bound its followers to the cult of Asclepius and whether Hippocratic medicine was committed to a belief in Nature as an autonomous divine power.
Cardano is presented not as the emblem of a single ancient tradition (despite his Hippocratism) or a single religious moment; he appears rather as a writer who in was in some respects typical of more general trends in sixteenth-century Italian medicine (including its Hippocratism, its growing attention to particulars and unusual cases, its interest in occult causation) and in some respects idiosyncratic, as in his ongoing project of self-construction through periodic interpretations and reinterpretations of his horoscope and dreams.