Isocrate, la médecine et la philosophie

Abstract : The relation between medical practice and the use of speech in its rhetorical, political and philosophical aspects is at work in Isocrates (Busiris 21-22; On Peace 39-40). This statement includes Isocrates among those (sophists, historians, philosophers) who refer, recurrently, to this relation. Taking the Busiris, and the difficulties that it raises, as a starting point, the purpose of this study is to try to measure the scope of this relation between medicine and philosophy in the Isocratean writings and to highlight its educational, political and epistemological issues; to show to what extent the reference to medicine, its practices and its methods, as described in some Hippocratic writings, provides conclusive keys to reading of Isocratean texts and contributes to defining its place in the intellectual debates of the period.
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Annie Hourcade Sciou. Isocrate, la médecine et la philosophie. KTÈMA Civilisations de l'Orient, de la Grèce et de Rome antiques, Université de Strasbourg, 2016, pp.17-28. ⟨halshs-01474561⟩



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