By James A. Marcum
In this e-book the writer explores the moving philosophical obstacles of contemporary clinical wisdom and perform occasioned through the drawback of quality-of-care, specifically when it comes to many of the humanistic alterations to the biomedical version. thus he examines the metaphysical, epistemological, and moral limitations of those clinical types. He starts with their metaphysics, examining the metaphysical positions and presuppositions and ontological commitments upon which clinical wisdom and perform is based. subsequent, he considers the epistemological matters that face those scientific versions, fairly these pushed by means of methodological approaches undertaken by way of epistemic brokers to represent clinical wisdom and perform. ultimately, he examines the axiological barriers and the moral implications of every version, specifically by way of the physician-patient courting. In a concluding Epilogue, he discusses how the philosophical research of the humanization of contemporary medication is helping to handle the crisis-of-care, in addition to the query of “What is medicine?”
The book’s distinctive beneficial properties contain a entire assurance of a number of the issues within the philosophy of drugs that experience emerged over the last a number of a long time and a philosophical context for embedding bioethical discussions. The book’s aim audiences contain either undergraduate and graduate scholars, in addition to healthcare execs philosophers.
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An Introductory Philosophy of Medicine: Humanizing Modern Medicine: 99 (Philosophy and Medicine) by James A. Marcum