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Philipp Teichfischer

Philipp Teichfischer
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Dr. phil.

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Introduction
Currently I work as a scientific proof reader (www.text-dr.de).
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August 2009 - January 2016
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
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  • Research Associate

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Publications (16)
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In the first half of the nineteenth century, a large number of German doctors entered the colonial health service in the Dutch East Indies. Among them were also a significant number of German-Jews, some of whom came from modern-day Poland. In this article, I will demonstrate that the professional outlook in the Dutch colonial service for Jewish doc...
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Abstract: The collection of rare natural objects played an important contribution to the development of the natural sciences. In this article I shall sketch a network of collectors and distributers from the 19th century. By means of this network it was possible to bring natural objects from the faraway Indonesia to Germany, where they became availa...
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During the 19th century more than 300 German medical practitioners worked for the colonial health service in the Dutch East Indies. Their presence, which has been largely overlooked by a preponderantly empire-centred historiography, reveals the importance of transnational entanglements in the management of modern European colonies. The following a...
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„Sprache und Medizin“ betrifft auch medizinische Klassifikationssysteme und Nomenklaturen. Sprache dient hier sowohl der systematischen Ordnung medizinischen Wissens als auch einem normierten Sprechen über dieses Wissen. Die Basler anatomische Nomenklatur ist ein Beispiel für eine verbindliche Sammlung von Benennungen für den Bereich der Anatomie....
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Very little is known today about the linguistics and facts relating to venoms in the ancient world. The following article concerns itself initially with the terminology: How were venoms conceptualized and what position did they occupy among medicines and other poisons? Additionally ancient knowledge of the constitution and location of the venoms wi...
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Der aus Bamberg stammende J. L. Schönlein zählt zu den profiliertesten deutschen Medizinern der ersten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Als führender Vertreter der sogenannten Naturhistorischen Schule hat Schönlein die deutsche Klinik durch Einführung naturwissenschaftlicher Methoden modernisiert. Große Bekanntheit hat er als Leibarzt des preußischen K...
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Background: The increasing demand for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) raises ethical questions about specific aspects of both CAM and conventional medicine (COM). Methods: The present article provides a critical survey of the most important ethical aspects in the current debate about CAM. Results: The relevant ethical issues arise...
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With this contribution, we draw attention to the rediscovery of a part of Schönlein's manuscripts which were thought to have been destroyed during World War II, with particular focus on the German-Jewish physician and medical historian Erich Ebstein (1880-1931) and his achievements in researching Schönlein. This is a first attempt at determining th...
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Diabetes is one of the major challenges of modern medicine, because of the widespread incidence of this disease and the fact that, currently, it cannot be cured. For various reasons, diabetic patients often look for alternatives to conventional medicine. Proponents of apitherapy, for example, recommend honey for diabetics, because they believe that...
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Zusammenfassung Vor dem Hintergrund der wachsenden Bedeutung der Komplementär- und Alternativmedizin (CAM) gewinnt auch die Frage nach ihrer Definition und damit Abgrenzung von der Schulmedizin an Bedeutung. Im vorliegenden Beitrag werden einige Kriterien diskutiert, die ein entsprechender Definitionsversuch berücksichtigen sollte.
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Since a few decades one can recognize a continuous boom of Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM). Against this background in the present manuscript the conceptual, historical and methodical requirements of the so-called Apitherapy, which has been in an institutionalization process since approximately four decades ago, are investigated. As one re...
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This dissertation focuses on Alfred Baeumler (1887-1968) – today nowadays a not so well-known person. However Baeumler, along with Ernst Krieck, was counted as one of the two chief ideologists in National Socialist Germany as philosophers. Until now the research interest on Baeumler was restricted to his contributions which support this ideology, e...

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