Talk:Alcmaeon of Croton

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Dumping some sources so I don't forget:[1] Variously described by modern scholars as Father of Anatomy; Father of Physiology; Father of Embryology; Father of Psychology; Creator of Psychiatry; Founder of Gynecology; and as the Father of Medicine itself.[2] There is little evidence to support the claims but he is, nonetheless, important.[3][4]

  1. ^ Silverberg, Robert (1967). The dawn of medicine. Putnam. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Harris, Charles Reginald Schiller (1973). The heart and the vascular system in ancient Greek medicine, from Alcmaeon to Galen. Clarendon Press. Retrieved 19 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Longrigg, James (1993-07-28). Greek Rational Medicine: Philosophy and Medicine from Alcmaeon to the Alexandrians. Psychology Press. ISBN 9780415025942. Retrieved 19 August 2012. 
  4. ^ Magill, Frank Northen; Aves, Alison (1998). Dictionary of World Biography. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 9781579580407. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 

J8079s (talk) 21:48, 3 September 2014 (UTC)