David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 15 (1) (1994)
Caplan has argued that the philosophy of medicine does not exist. Although I will not deny the points he makes, I will argue that the philosophy of medicine has characteristics of a developing field with the potential to meet all of Caplan's criteria. The argument is based on Dewey's established views on logical development for a field of inquiry, as well as pointing out how other criteria Caplan imposes can be fulfilled.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|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
Barbara K. Redman & Arthur L. Caplan (2005). Off with Their Heads: The Need to Criminalize Some Forms of Scientific Misconduct. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 33 (2):345-346.
Henrik R. Wulff (1992). Philosophy of Medicine — From a Medical Perspective. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 13 (1).
David Gordon (2005). Calculation and Chaos: Reply to Caplan. Critical Review 17 (1-2):171-178.
Stuart Farrand (2010). Critique of Caplan's The Myth of the Rational Voter. [REVIEW] Libertarian Papers 2.
Arthur Caplan (1978). Medical Fallibility and Malpractice. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 3 (3):169-186.
Arthur L. Caplan (1985). If There's A Will, Is There A Way? Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 13 (1):32-34.
Peter J. Boettke & Peter T. Leeson (2005). Still Impossible After All These Years: Reply to Caplan. Critical Review 17 (1-2):155-170.
Donya Khalili & Arthur Caplan (2007). Off the Grid: Vaccinations Among Homeschooled Children. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 35 (3):471-477.
Arthur L. Caplan, H. Tristram Engelhardt & James J. McCartney (eds.) (1981). Concepts of Health and Disease: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Addison-Wesley, Advanced Book Program/World Science Division.
Arthur L. Caplan (1992). Does the Philosophy of Medicine Exist? Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 13 (1):67-77.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads8 ( #198,837 of 1,692,491 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #111,548 of 1,692,491 )
How can I increase my downloads?