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Medicine and Philosophy: A Twenty-first Century Introduction

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Medicine and Philosophy: A Twenty-first Century Introduction
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Publisher: De Gruyter Open
ISBN-13: 9783110321364
Number of pages: 475

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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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