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Evaluation and explanation in the biomedical sciences : proceedings of the First Trans-disciplinary Symposium on Philosophy and Medicine, held at Galveston, May 9-11, 1974 / edited by H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. and Stuart F. Spicker.

; Engelhardt, H. Tristram (Hugo Tristram), 1941- editor ; Spicker, Stuart F., 1937- editor
Dordrecht, Holland ; Boston : D. Reidel Pub. Company, [1975] .
ISBN 9027705534, 9789027705532

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Other Authors Engelhardt, H. Tristram 1941-
Spicker, Stuart F., 1937-
Subjects Biomedizin.
Ethics, Medical -- Congresses.
Filosofische aspecten.
Geneeskunde.
Medicine -- Philosophy -- Congresses.
Medicine -- Philosophy.
Médecine -- Philosophie -- Congrès.
Philosophie.
Philosophy, Medical -- Congresses.
Series Philosophy and medicine ; v. 1.
Description vi, 240 pages ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1975]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Some basic explanations of disease : an historian's viewpoint / Lester S. King -- Diseases versus healths : some legacies in the philosophies of modern medical science / Chester R. Burns -- Concepts of function and mechanism in medicine and medical science (hommage à Claude Bernard) / Stephen Toulmin -- Organs, organisms and disease : human ontology and medical practice / Marx W. Wartofsky -- Comments on "Concepts of function and mechanism in medicine and medical science" and "Organs, organisms and disease / Patrick A. Heelan -- How virtues become vices : values, medicine and social context / Alasdair MacIntyre -- Moral philosophy and medical perplexity : comments on "How values become vuices" / Samuel Gorovitz -- Concepts of health and disease / H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. -- On disease : theories of disease and the ascription of disease : comments on "The ocncepts of health and disease" / Loretta Kopelman -- Context and reflexivity : the genealogy of self / Richard M. Zaner -- Comments on "Context and reflexivity" / André Schuwer -- The lived-body as catalytic agent : reaction at the interface of medicine and philosophy / Stuart F. Spicker -- Comments on "The lived-body as catalytic agent" / André Schuwer -- Round-table discussion / H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. [and others].
Genre Conference proceedings.
Galveston (Tex., 1974)
Kongress.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1174603
(OCoLC)ocm01174603
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