Diseases Versus Healths: Some Legacies in the Philosophies of Modern Medical Science
Part of the Philosophy and Medicine book series (PHME, volume 1)
Through centuries of Western civilization, medical and non-medical savants have asked numerous questions about the nature of health and disease in human beings.
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