DIAGNOSIS IN CORPUS HIPPOCRATICUM: (ALSO) AQUESTION OF TRUST

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Abstract

In this article we will begin by giving a general overview of diagnosis inCorpus Hippocraticum, by analyzing its epistemological structure. We willthen focus on the following three strictly connected questions:- What is the role of the narrative dimension, and in particular therelationship between semeia and logoi, in diagnostic process?- What role does trust (pistis) play - in different ways - in the diagnosticprocess in the triadic relation of doctor-patient-disease?- Is there a relationship between the role of trust and the epistemologicalstatus of medical diagnosis?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-17
Number of pages17
JournalMEDICINA NEI SECOLI
Volume29/1
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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