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4 books of Christopher Gill

Galen is the most important medical writer in Graeco-­Roman antiquity, and also extremely valuable for understanding Graeco-­Roman thought and society in the second century AD. This volume of new essays locates him firmly in the intellectual life of his period, and thus aims to make better sense of the medical and philosophical ǃÚworld of knowledgeǃ٠that he tries to create. How did Galen present himself as a reader and an author in comparison with other intellectuals of his day? Above all, how did he fashion himself as a medical practitioner, and how does that self-­fashioning relate to the performance culture of second-­century Rome? Did he see medicine as taking over some of the traditional roles of philosophy? These and other questions are freshly addressed by leading international experts on Galen and the intellectual life of the period, in a stimulating collection that combines learning with accessibility.

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A compilation of the finest speechs by leading Euro-­Sceptic and erstwhile “Maastricht Rebel” Christopher Gill.
Most people accept the importance of living in a land where the ‘rule of law’ is upheld but beyond that, who cares ?

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Fast-­paced political memoir by a former Conservative MP charting the infiltration of the Conservative Party by non-­conservative elements and the subversion of a once-­great political party. On 1st May 1997 the Conservative Party suffered a most humiliating defeat at the hands of the British electorate and found itself in Opposition for the first time since Margaret Thatcher swept to power in 1979. In this book Christopher Gill follows the path taken by the Conservative Party after that defeat. Many Conservatives, both in Parliament and outside it, hoped that the spell in opposition would be spent analysing the reasons for defeat, replacing those responsible and rejuvenating the party machine for the battle to come. Instead those responsible for failure secured their grip on power and moved ruthlessly to dominate the Party, pushing aside those who objected and destroying all opposition. The author traces the way this was achieved out of sight of the media - all too enraptured with . . .

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Books of Christopher Gill