Medicine and Philosophy: A Twenty-first Century Introduction
by Ingvar Johansson, Niels Lynoe
Publisher: De Gruyter Open 2013
Number of pages: 475
This textbook introduces the reader to basic problems in the philosophy of science and ethics, mainly by means of examples from medicine. It is based on the conviction that philosophy, medical science, medical informatics, and medical ethics are overlapping disciplines.
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