Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: documentary hypothesis

  • Jean Astruc, the “compleat physician”

    Jean Astruc was born in 1684 in Sauve, France and studied medicine at Montpellier, graduating in 1703. He then became professor of medicine in Toulouse (1710) and Montpellier (1716), superintendent of the local mineral waters (1721), physician to the king of Poland (1729), and professor of medicine at the royal College of Medicine in Paris…