Islamic Medicine

By Muhammad Salim Khan

© 2008 – Routledge

122 pages

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9780415611787
pub: 2010-12-03
US Dollars$54.95
Hardback: 9780415439183
pub: 2007-11-29
US Dollars$205.00

About the Book

Originally published in 1986, this volume deals with the historical, philosophical and psychological concepts found in Islamic medical practices, and covers Islamic ideas on physiological, pathological, curative and preventative medicine. This was the first systematic study of Islamic medicine to be published in the English language and continues to have much relevance at a time when interest both in Islamic thought and in alternatives to conventional medicine is strong.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
RELIGION / General
RELIGION / Islam / General