Fuzzy Set Theory and the Philosophical Foundations of Medicine

  • Julia Limberg
  • Rudolf Seising
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 243)


“A Good Title Is A Work of Genius,” according to the US-American social reformer and publisher Emanuel Haldeman-Julius (1889-1951). Bearing in mind the importance of titles, we believe that we first and foremost have to indicate what we mean by philosophical foundations of medicine. And that will include an explanation of what is regarded as “medicine” in this paper and to which philosophical aspects and foundations we will restrict our discussion.


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