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The Ethics of Diagnosis : Philosophy and Medicine - Jose Luis Peset

The Ethics of Diagnosis

Philosophy and Medicine

By: Jose Luis Peset (Editor), Diego Gracia Guillen (Editor), H. Tristram Engelhardt (Introduction by)

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Editorial Preface. Introduction; H.T. Engelhardt, Jr. I: Historical Perspectives. The Ethics of Diagnosis in Ancient Greek Medicine; P. Laìn-Entralgo. The Ethics of Diagnosis in Early Christianity and the Middle Ages; D.G. Guillèn. The Ethics of Diagnosis in the Modern and Contemporary Worlds; A. Albarracìn. Medical Diagnosis and Institutional Settings; J.L. Peset. Some Conceptual and Methodological Observations on the History of Ethics of Diagnosis; D. Amundsen. Observer Bias: The Emergence of the Ethics of Diagnosis; H.T. Engelhardt, Jr. II: Anthropological and Sociological Interpretations. The Body as a Field of Meaning: Implications for the Ethics of Diagnosis; H.T. Engelhardt, Jr. Embodiment, Pathology, and Diagnosis; J.A. Mainetti. The Experience of Pain and its Clinical Implications; D. Leder. Bodily Integrity, Trust-Telling, and the Good Physician; S.F. Spicker. Anthropology and the Hidden Values in Diagnosis; T.J. Bole III. III: The Socio-Cultural Dimension of Medical Knowledge. The Social Presuppositions of Medical Knowledge; M. Wartofsky. Diagnosing the Eleven-Month Pregnancy: Some Aspects of Moral and Cultural Foundations in Medical Judgment; H.-M. Sass. Non-Epistemic Considerations in Diagnosis: A Case Study of Pap Smears; M.A. Gardell Cutter. IV: Technological Developments in Medical Diagnosis. Value Desiderata in the Logical Structuring of Computer Diagnosis; E.D. Pellegrino. Problems in Computer Diagnosis; K.F. Schaffner. Computer and Clinical Thinking; H.R. Wulff. Critique of Diagnostic Formalism; E. Murphy. Human Values in Computer Diagnosis; E.V. Boisaubin. V: The Ethics of Diagnosis in the Post-Modern World. Post-Modern Reflections on the Ethics of Naming; G. Khushf. Index.

Preface
Introductionp. 1
Historical Perspectives
The Ethics of Diagnosis in Ancient Greek Medicinep. 13
The Ethics of Diagnosis in Early Christianity and the Middle Agesp. 19
The Ethics of Diagnosis in the Modern and Contemporary Worldsp. 29
Medical Diagnosis and Institutional Settingsp. 41
Some Conceptual and Methodological Observations on the History of Ethics of Diagnosisp. 47
Observer Bias: The Emergence of the Ethics of Diagnosisp. 63
Anthropological Interpretations
The Body as a Field of Meaning: Implications for the Ethics of Diagnosisp. 75
Embodiment, Pathology, and Diagnosisp. 79
The Experience of Pain and its Clinical Implicationsp. 95
Ethics in Diagnosis: Bodily Integrity, Trust-Telling, and the Good Physicianp. 107
Bodily Norms and the Ethics of Diagnosisp. 123
The Socio-Cultural Dimension of Medical Knowledge
The Social Presuppositions of Medical Knowledgep. 131
Diagnosing the Eleven Month Pregnancy: Some Aspects of Moral and Cultural Foundations in Medical Judgmentp. 153
Value Presuppositions of Diagnosis: A Case Study in Diagnosing Cervical Cancerp. 163
Computer Augmented Diagnosis
Value Desiderata in the Logical Structuring of Computer Diagnosisp. 173
Problems in Computer Diagnosisp. 197
Computers and Clinical Thinkingp. 243
Critique of Diagnostic Formalismp. 255
Human Values in Computer Diagnosisp. 269
The Ethics of Diagnosis in the Post-Modern World
Post-Modern Reflections on the Ethics of Namingp. 275
Notes on Contributorsp. 301
Indexp. 303
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ISBN: 9780792315445
ISBN-10: 0792315448
Series: Philosophy and Medicine
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 315
Published: September 2008
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 1.4