The Philosophical Foundations of Modern Medicine

  • Keekok Lee

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-4
  3. Philosophy and Science

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      Pages 5-5
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  4. Philosophy and Medicine

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  5. Causality and Disease

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 178-233

About this book


An exploration of the philosophical foundation of modern medicine which explains why such a medicine possesses the characteristics it does and where precisely its strengths as well as its weaknesses lie. Written in plain English, it should be accessible to anyone who is intellectually curious, lay persons and medical professionals alike.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Keekok Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ManchesterUK

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