An attitude to Philosophical Medicine in Bibliography of Dastur al-Alag manuscript, from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Museum

Document Type: Bibliography


Museum and Historical Documents Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran


This study is about philosophical view of Soltan Ali Khorasani Gonabadi, the writer of Dastur al-Alag manuscript, dating back to 1524 AD, on physicians. The original manuscript, kept at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Museum, was studied thoroughly. In the preface of the book, Soltan Ali Khorasani Gonabadi explained his holistic view on medicine and considered ethical and philosophical bases important for physicians.