Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 7 (3):251-258 (1982)

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Minogue's criticism of MacIntyre and Gorovitz's concept of medicine as a science of individuals is flawed by an assumption of the perfectibility of science that is not well supported by experience to date. More significantly, both Minogue and MacIntyre and Gorovitz have been led astray by choosing to use the malpractice issue as a philosophical point of departure for an inquiry into medical error. The problem of error in medicine, and moral culpability for error, is of great philosophical interest but requires a more detailed contextual approach than these two studies provide. CiteULike Connotea Del.icio.us What's this?
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