What is philosophy of medicine? : (Che cos’è la filosofia della medicina?)

E.M. Kingma

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Abstract

Philosophy of Medicine is considered a new and emerging discipline. This paper presents an overview of philosophy of medicine, discusses its relation to bioethics and to other areas of philosophy, and introduces three potential topics for research in the philosophy of medicine: concepts of health and disease, the relationship between medicine and psychiatry, and the problems of medical knowledge and evidence.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-28
JournalParadigmi
Volume2011
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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