Intuition in Medicine: A Philosophical Defense of Clinical Reasoning

The University of Chicago Press (2012)
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Intuition in medical and moral reasoning -- Moral intuitionism -- The place of Aristotelian phronesis in clinical reasoning -- Aristotle's practical syllogism: accounting for the individual through a theory of action and cognition -- Individual and statistical physiognomy: the art and science of making the invisible visible -- Clinical intuition versus statistical reasoning -- Contingency and correlation: the significance of modeling clinical reasoning on statistics -- Abduction: the intuitive support of clinical induction -- Conclusion: medical ethics beyond ontology.
Keywords Intuition  Ethical intuitionism  Medical ethics  Clinical medicine
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Call number BJ1472.B739 2012
ISBN(s) 9780226071664   0226071669
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