21W.746 Humanistic Perspectives on Medicine: From Ancient Greece to Modern America


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For students with experience in nonfiction prose and interest in the non-science side of medicine. Advanced study of the art of essay (form, style, techniques of persuasion) and practice of that form. Students required to write substantial essays and revise their work. Students read and discuss the writings of distinguished physicians from antiquity to the late 20th century. Limited to 18.

This class has no prerequisites.

21W.746 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

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