Establishing Medical Reality: Essays in the Metaphysics and Epistemology of Biomedical Science

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Establishing Medical Reality: Essays in the Metaphysics and Epistemology of Biomedical Science

KINCAID, Harold; MCKITRICK, Jennifer (eds.)

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Topics include: normality, disease and enhancement; holistic theories of health as applicable to non-human beings; disease and supervenience; defining "disease;" race and scientific reduction; genetic disease; why disease persists; creating mental illness in non-disordered community populations; gender identity disorder; clinical trials as nomological machines; social epistemology of NIH consensus conferences; maternal agency and the immunological paradox of pregnancy; violence and public health; taking equipoise seriously. Indexed.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Springer
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 2007
  • Place Published: Dordrecht
  • ISBN: 1402052154

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  • Condition: As new
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  • Details:
    Philosophy and Medicine Volume 90. ix, 236, [4] p. 25 cm. 6 tables and 1 figure. Hardcover.

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