Philosophy and Medicine

Science, Technology, and the Art of Medicine

European-American Dialogues

Editors: Delkeskamp-Hayes, C., Gardell Cutter, Mary Ann (Eds.)

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Science, Technology, and the Art of Medicine contains papers by eminent scholars who discuss issues and concepts regarding the character of medicine. Special attention is given to the extent to which medicine is a science, art, and technology. Investigations are carried out with a particular focus on the nature of medical knowledge. Concepts of medical research, medical causality, intuition, and medical decision-making are examined in the light of medicine's revolutionary advances in the twentieth century. Past perspectives and present perplexities are also examined, bringing together a volume in the philosophy of medicine that treats a broad range of issues in medical epistemology and practise in a careful, critical fashion.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Science, Technology, and the Art of Medicine
Book Subtitle
European-American Dialogues
Editors
  • C. Delkeskamp-Hayes
  • Mary Ann Gardell Cutter
Series Title
Philosophy and Medicine
Series Volume
44
Copyright
1993
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-017-2960-4
DOI
10.1007/978-94-017-2960-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-1869-9
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-4177-7
Series ISSN
0376-7418
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 340
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