Functional Morphology

The Dynamic Wholeness of the Human Organism

Johannes W. Rohen

Price:
£65.00
Availability:
Currently reprinting - due 31 Jan 2018

Quick Look

A comprehensive overview of the organs and systems of the human organism, viewed as a dynamic whole.

Format:
hardback
Size:
280 x 210 mm
Publisher:
Adonis Press
Subject:
Philosophy of Human Life
Illustrations:
273 colour illustrations
Extent:
448 pages
ISBN:
9780932776365
Publication date:
06 Mar 2008

Description

Physicians around the world are familiar with Johannes Rohen’s books on human anatomy. In this, his last major work, Rohen presents the fruits of a lifelong study of the human organism. Viewing the various organs and organ systems as part of a dynamic whole, Rohen arrives at new and profound insights. This book significantly supplements and expands the concepts of general anatomy and offers a new basis for approaching the interaction of body and soul.

Functional Morphology offers fresh insight and inspiration for physicians, therapists, educators, and anyone interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the human organism.

Author

Johannes W. Rohen was born in 1921 and completed his doctorate in medicine at the University of Tübingen in 1946. It was at Tübingen that he started lifelong research on the physiology of the eye. He became chair of anatomy at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg in 1964, and retired in 1989. He is the author of many textbooks, which reflect his standing as one of the founders of functional anatomy. He was jointly awarded the Heller Keller Prize for Vision Research for 2007.

Links

Please note: this book does not include a CD of the illustrations, as previously advertised.

Also by Johannes Rohen:
Functional Threefoldness: In the Human Organism and Human Society

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