Handbook of Analytic Philosophy of Medicine

  • Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh

Part of the Philosophy and Medicine book series (PHME, volume 113)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxii
  2. The Language of Medicine

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
      Pages 11-28
    3. Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
      Pages 29-50
    4. Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
      Pages 51-56
    5. Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
      Pages 57-80
    6. Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
      Pages 81-106
  3. Medical Praxiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
      Pages 109-272
    3. Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
      Pages 273-274
    4. Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
      Pages 275-380
  4. Medical Epistemology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 381-381
    2. Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
      Pages 383-442
    3. Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
      Pages 443-458
    4. Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
      Pages 459-530
    5. Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
      Pages 531-551
  5. Medical Deontics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 553-553
    2. Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
      Pages 555-565
    3. Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
      Pages 567-575
    4. Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
      Pages 577-583

About this book

Introduction

 

Medical practice is practiced morality, and clinical research belongs to normative ethics. The present book elucidates and advances this thesis by: 1. analyzing the structure of medical language, knowledge, and theories; 2. inquiring into the foundations of the clinical encounter; 3. introducing the logic and methodology of clinical decision-making; 4. suggesting comprehensive theories of organism, life, and psyche; of health, illness, and disease; of etiology, diagnosis, prognosis, prevention, and therapy; and 5. investigating the moral and metaphysical issues central to medical practice and research.

Keywords

Logic and Methodology of Medicine Medical Epistemology and Metaphysics Philosophy of Medicine The Logic of Clinical Decision-Making Theories of Disease, Diagnosis, and Therapy

Authors and affiliations

  • Kazem Sadegh-Zadeh
    • 1
  1. 1., Theory of MedicineUniversity of MünsterMünsterGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-2260-6
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-94-007-2259-0
  • Online ISBN 978-94-007-2260-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0376-7418
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