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A Philosopher Goes to the Doctor: A Critical Look at Philosophical Assumptions in Medicine

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This book sheds light on important philosophical assumptions made by professionals working in clinical and research medicine. In doing so, it aims to make explicit how active philosophy is in medicine and shows how this awareness can result in better and more informed medical research and practice. It examines: what features make something a scientific discipline; the inherent tensions between understanding medicine as a research science and as a healing practice; how the "replication crisis" in medical research asks us to ...

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A Philosopher Goes to the Doctor: A Critical Look at Philosophical Assumptions in Medicine 2019, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138647794

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A Philosopher Goes to the Doctor: A Critical Look at Philosophical Assumptions in Medicine 2019, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138647787

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