Philosophy of Epidemiology

  • Alex¬†Broadbent

Part of the New Directions in the Philosophy of Science book series (NDPS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
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    Pages 1-9
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    Pages 26-55
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    Pages 66-80
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    Pages 81-98
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    Pages 115-128
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    Pages 145-161
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  11. Back Matter
    Pages 183-203

About this book


Epidemiology is one of the fastest growing and increasingly important sciences. This thorough analysis lays out the conceptual foundations of epidemiology, identifying traps and setting out the benefits of properly understanding this fascinating and important discipline, as well as providing the means to do so.


epidemiological epidemiology knowledge law relativism understanding

Authors and affiliations

  • Alex¬†Broadbent
    • 1
  1. 1.University of JohannesburgSouth Africa

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34685-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31560-1
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