Alexander the Great, the dahlia, and the tortoise

Macmillan, Malcolm 2004, Alexander the Great, the dahlia, and the tortoise, Journal of the history of the neurosciences, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 150-152, doi: 10.1080/0964704049052159.

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Title Alexander the Great, the dahlia, and the tortoise
Author(s) Macmillan, Malcolm
Journal name Journal of the history of the neurosciences
Volume number 13
Issue number 2
Start page 150
End page 152
Publisher Smith-Gordon
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2004-06
ISSN 0964-704X
Keyword(s) Alexander the Great
historical reconstruction
Anna O
Summary Some of the problems of establishing the cause of the death of Alexander the Great are like the attempts to find causes other than hysteria for Anna O.'s symptoms. The more general problem of using plausibility as a criterion of the truth of such reconstructions are illustrated by the arguments embedded in Tom Stoppard's Arcadia.
Language eng
DOI 10.1080/0964704049052159
Field of Research 220205 History and Philosophy of Medicine
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
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