CATEGORY: Spring 2023-2024

MPC301 – Medical Astrology: History & Foundations – Spring 2023-24

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

Study the historical practices of astrology with a focus on Hippocratic and Galenic medicine. Explore astrology’s advent, essential developments, and the foundational personalities within systems of medical thought and care.

Upon completion of this course, successful learners will be able to:  

  • Situate astrological practice as a transdiscipline, professionally, historically, and cross-culturally.
  • Discuss omen-based symbolism relative to functional magical-medical praxis.
  • For herbal thought, explore the doctrine of signatures, botanical rulerships, and taxonomical relations between plant medicine and astrology
  • Apply astrology to public health concerns.
  • Review systems of care that can be informed astrologically. 

Required Reading:

Lehman, J.L., Traditional Medical Astrology: Medical Astrology from Celestial Omens to 1930  Illustrated edition ed. 2012: Red Feather.


Kepler College Certificate or equivalent.

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