David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Theoretical Medicine 6 (1) (1985)
This article presents a brief general view of the recent literature and the scholarly activity in the field of philosophy of medicine in Scandinavia. The focus of attention is not on medical ethics, but on studies on topics like decision theory, medical classification, causality, causal explanations, concept formation, and on analyses of different ideals of medical science and clinical practice. A few principal works on medical ethics are mentioned by way of introduction and a brief account of a highly topical debate on the legislation on artificial insemination in Sweden is given at the end.
|Keywords||causal explanations classification disease health|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Bradley E. Lewis (1998). Reading Cultural Studies of Medicine. Journal of Medical Humanities 19 (1):9-24.
Norbert Paul (1998). Incurable Suffering From the “Hiatus Theoreticus”? Some Epistemological Problems in Modern Medicine and the Clinical Relevance of Philosophy of Medicine. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 19 (3):229-251.
Evert Van Leeuwen & Gerrit K. Kimsma (1997). Philosophy of Medical Practice: A Discursive Approach. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 18 (1-2).
Henrik R. Wulff (1992). Philosophy of Medicine — From a Medical Perspective. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 13 (1).
Henk Have (1994). The Hyperreality of Clinical Ethics: A Unitary Theory and Hermeneutics. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 15 (2).
Edmund D. Pellegrino (1993). The Virtues in Medical Practice. Oxford University Press.
Robert M. Veatch (2006). How Philosophy of Medicine has Changed Medical Ethics. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 31 (6):585 – 600.
Alastair V. Campbell (ed.) (1997). Medical Ethics. Oxford University Press.
Qiu Renzong (1982). Philosophy of Medicine in China (1930–1980). Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 3 (1):35-73.
B. Ingemar B. Lindahl (1988). Medical Ethics in Sweden. Theoretical Medicine 9 (3):309-335.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads5 ( #242,089 of 1,140,336 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #140,127 of 1,140,336 )
How can I increase my downloads?