The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1815 Tuesday, 26 September 2000.
From: Larry Weiss <
Date: Monday, 25 Sep 2000 14:07:35 -0400
Subject: 11.1806 Re: Paris' poor physics
Comment: Re: SHK 11.1806 Re: Paris' poor physics
> A great deal of Elizabethan science seems painfully wrong, like humoral
> medicine, for
> instance. What is interesting here is that while the theory is
> specious, the practice is absolutely right.
A semi-rhetorical question: What part of the practice of humoral
medicine was absolutely right? Blood letting to correct sanguinity?