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The Early History of Medicine By Alexander Wilder
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Early medical practice was intimately allied to philosophy and religion, and only in modern times has it become basically a mechanical and chemical practice based on physical processes. Wilder is... More > most widely known today for his Platonic and philosophic writings as well as having been a prominent figure in medicine of his time, so he is ideally suited as a historian of the early paradigms of medicine. Areas covered are early medical practice in Egypt, Assyria, Persia, India and early Hinduism, China, Greece, the lack of serious schools in Rome, Europe in the Dark Ages, the preservation and revival of philosophy and medicine in the Moslem world, and the bright light of Paracelsus and others in the eventual Renaissance of learning in Europe. The Early History of Medicine is the excerpted first third of Wilder's 900 page The History of Medicine, which Wilder was requested to write in 1890 by the National Eclectic Medical Association, and took 10 years researching.< Less
The Perfective Rites and Other Writings of Alexander Wilder By Alexander Wilder
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This is the fourth volume of a series of Collected Writings of Alexander Wilder, 410 pages, Preface and Index. The 56 Wilder articles here include 8 from Johnson's "The Platonist" and... More > "Blibliotheca Platonica," with Wilder's series "Platonic Technology" which is a glossary of 265 terms important in Greek Philosophy. Other articles include "Bacchus the Prophet-God," "Paul the Founder of Christianity," "Hebrew and Christian Occultism," "The Religions of Ancient Greece and Rome," and "A Study of Plato's Phaedo." Wilder was one of the best students of Platonism and Ancient History of his time, and there is much information on the Eleusinian, Cabeirien, Bacchic/Dionysian, Egyptian and Mithraic Mysteries. He was editor of H.P. Blavatsky's "Isis Unveiled" and she held that only Wilder and Thomas Taylor had a deep intuition on Platonic subjects.< Less
Eclectic Medicine And Other Writings of Alexander Wilder By Alexander Wilder
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Wilder is best known for his philosophic writings and as Editor of H. P. Blavatsky's "Isis Unveiled," but he was also one of the best known Physicians of his time, having been an instructor... More > in Medicine and Psychology at three colleges, Editor of at least 3 Medical Journals, and author of the 900 pp. "History of Medicine." He'd be regarded as an Holistic practitioner today, believing that medicine must regard the whole of human nature and not just the body. This volume contains 35 articles of Wilder's related to the holistic practice of medicine and psychology and the balance of articles including a long pamphlet on Neoplatonism and Alchemy, historical biographies, an Addendum of biographical material, and Index.< Less
The Undying Soul And Other Writings of Alexander Wilder By Alexander Wilder
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Thirty-eight articles by Alexander Wilder (1823-1908), Introduction, Addendum and Index. Wilder was a Platonist scholar, Physician, historian, translator, editor and prolific writer. He had... More > hundreds of articles in publications of his time on Platonic, medical, philosophic and hermetic subjects, was editor of H.P. Blavatsky's "Isis Unveiled" and author of much of the Introductory chapter. Blavatsky held that only Wilder and Thomas Taylor had a deep intuition on Platonic subjects.< Less
The Later Platonists By Alexander Wilder & Mark Jaqua
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Fifty articles by Alexander Wilder (1823-1908), Introduction, Appendix and Index. Wilder was a Platonist scholar, Physician, historian, translator, editor and prolific writer. He had hundreds of... More > articles in publications of his time on Platonic, medical, philosophic and hermetic subjects, was editor of H.P. Blavatsky's "Isis Unveiled" and author of much of the Introductory chapter. Blavatsky held that only Wilder and Thomas Taylor had any deep intuition on Platonic subjects.< Less

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