Journal Articles (History and Classics)
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- 8Dominik Wujastyk
- 7Wujastyk, Dominik
- 1Agathe Keller
- 1Clemency Montelle
- 1John Lavagnino & Dominik Wujastyk
- 1Kim Plofker
Sanskrit manuscripts exist in such prolific abundance. Attempts to bring out census of medical science related manuscripts is a formidable task. Using estimated figures, there may exist as many as 100,000 Ayurvedic manuscripts containing scribal statements about ownership, chronology, and other...
The subject of my current research is the intellectual world of physicians in India in the period 1550–1750. This is the period just before British colonialism became well established, and is the last period in which Sanskrit scholarship flourished independently of British educational and...
EDMAC is a set of plain TEX macros providing the ability to format critical editions of texts in the traditional way, i.e., similar to the Oxford Classical Texts, Teubner, Arden Shakespeare and other series. The principal functions that are added are marginal line numbering and multiple series of...
The late first-century BCE caravan route from Antioch on the Mediterranean to Kandahar in modern Afghanistan provided opportunities for the exchange of medical knowledge between north India and the Parthian and Mediterranean worlds. Sanskrit literature provides evidence for the existence of...
British colonial power decisively established itself on the Indian subcontinent between 1770 and 1830. This period and the century following it have become the subjects of much creative and insightful research on medical history: the use of medical institutions and personnel as tools for...
I attempt to relativize allopathic medicine, or Modern Establishment Medicine (MEM), specifically in the context of the ayurvedic medical system of India, and to promote Daniel Moerman’s concept of the medical “meaning response” as a preferable conceptualization of the phenomena usually subsumed...
Introduction: This is an exciting time for yoga studies because in the last ten years a number of crucial new discoveries have been made about yoga's history. These have rewritten our understanding of yoga's evolution, both as a philosophy and as a physical practice. The first of these new...
Book chapter on post-classical Indian traditions of medical debate and argumentation focused on the medical discourse of Viresvara.