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The Growth of Medical Knowledge : Philosophy and Medicine - Henk A. M. J. ten Have

The Growth of Medical Knowledge

Philosophy and Medicine

By: Henk A. M. J. ten Have (Editor), G.L. Kimsma (Editor), S. F. Spicker (Editor)

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Published: August 1990
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This is a rich book, combining successfully, normally discrete disciplines which take medical knowledge as a topic. Explorations in Knowledge I recommend this book to anyone interested in philosophy and growth of medical knowledge and particularly to students of medicine. Social Science and Medicine

This is a rich book, combining successfully, normally discrete disciplines which take medical knowledge as a topic. Explorations in Knowledge I recommend this book to anyone interested in philosophy and growth of medical knowledge and particularly to students of medicine. Social Science and Medicine

Section I / Medicine, History, and Culture.- Knowledge and Practice in European Medicine: The Case of Infectious Diseases.- Frames of Reference and the Growth of Medical Knowledge: L.Fleck and M.Foucault.- Medical Knowledge and Medical Action: Competing visions.- Section II / Philosophy of Science and the Growth of Medical Knowledge.- Function and Value of Medical Knowledge in Modern Diseases.- The Growth of Medical Knowledge: An Epistemological Exploration.- The Development of Population Research on Causes of Death: Growth of Knowledge or Accumulation of Data?.- Comments on Wulff's, Thung's, and Lindahl's Essays on The Growth of Medical Knowledge.- Section III / Image of Man and the Growth of Medical Knowledge.- Medicine, Anthropology, and the Human Body.- Invulnerability and Medicine's "Promise" of Immortality: Changing Images of the Human Body During the Growth of Medical Knowledge.- Values and the Growth of Medical Knowledge.- Notes on Contributors.

ISBN: 9780792307365
ISBN-10: 0792307364
Series: Philosophy and Medicine
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 196
Published: August 1990
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 1.04