Northern Centre for the History of Medicine and Medical Humanities

Peter Singer

Research Associate in the History of Medicine
School of History, Classics and Archaeology, Newcastle University

Email: peter.singer@ncl.ac.uk
Web: www.ncl.ac.uk/historical/staff/profile/peter.singer

Recent Monographs:

Galen: Psychological Works. Ed. by Peter Singer, translated with introduction and notes by Vivian Nutton, Daniel Davies and Peter Singer, with the collaboration of Piero Tassinari, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

[In preparation:

P. N. Singer, Galen: Matters of Health (De sanitate tuenda)

P. N.  Singer and P. van der Eijk (Eds), Galen: Works on Human Nature (De temperamentis, Commentary on Hippocrates' Nature of Man, Commentary on Plato's Timaeus)]

Recent Articles:

‘Galen and the philosophers: philosophical engagement, shadowy contemporaries, Aristotelian transformations’, in P. Adamson, J. Wilberding and R. Hansberger (eds), Philosophical Themes in Galen, London: Institute of Classical Studies, 7-38


Dr Singer was invited speaker at international conferences in Berlin (2012), Bergama, Turkey (2013), Exeter (2013); invited panellist at Oxford conference (Power Structuralism in Ancient Ontologies), 2012, invited participant in Workshop at KCL on historical conceptions of health, 2013, and invited guest scholar at Princeton conference (Vital Traditions), 2013. All of these presentations were on ancient medical history, especially Galen.

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