Care and Cure: An Introduction to Philosophy of Medicine

ISBN: 9780226595030
Код товара 103865

Stegenga Jacob

Care and Cure: An Introduction to Philosophy of Medicine

Care and Cure: An Introduction to Philosophy of Medicine

ISBN: 9780226595030
Код товара 103865

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  • Автор

    Stegenga Jacob

  • Издатель

    John Wiley & Sons Limited

  • Тип обложки

    Paperback

  • Размеры

    154 x 227 x 15

  • Год издания

    2018

  • Вес (г)

    666

  • ISBN

    9780226595030

  • Язык

    ENG

  • Кол-во страниц

    288

О чём книга?

The philosophy of medicine has become a vibrant and complex intellectual landscape, and Care and Cure is the first extended attempt to map it. In pursuing the interdependent aims of caring and curing, medicine relies on concepts, theories, inferences, and policies that are often complicated and controversial. Bringing much-needed clarity to the interplay of these diverse problems, Jacob Stegenga describes the core philosophical controversies underlying medicine in this unrivaled introduction to the field.

The fourteen chapters in Care and Cure present and discuss conceptual, metaphysical, epistemological, and political questions that arise in medicine, buttressed with lively illustrative examples ranging from debates over the true nature of disease to the effectiveness of medical interventions and homeopathy. Poised to be the standard sourcebook for anyone seeking a comprehensive overview of the canonical concepts, current state, and cutting edge of this vital field, this concise introduction will be an indispensable resource for students and scholars of medicine and philosophy.


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