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    Why Alternative Medicine Can Be Scientifically Evaluated.Jesper Jerkert - 2013 - In Massimo Pigliucci & Maarten Boudry (eds.), Philosophy of Pseudoscience: Reconsidering the Demarcation Problem. University of Chicago Press. pp. 305.
    The validity of clinical trials for certain alternative treatments has been called into question by supporters of unconventional and pseudoscientific practices, who criticize the way their beliefs are investigated scientifically or the verdicts reached by science. This chapter focuses on the following basic question: what treatments can be scientifically investigated at all? It aims to provide a better understanding of what conditions medical treatments must fulfill to be eligible for scientific investigation. In particular, the discussion is a rejoinder to the (...)
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    Negative Mechanistic Reasoning in Medical Intervention Assessment.Jesper Jerkert - 2015 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 36 (6):425-437.
    Traditionally, mechanistic reasoning has been assigned a negligible role in standard EBM literature, although some recent authors have argued for an upgrade. Even so, the mechanistic reasoning that has received attention has almost exclusively been positive—both in an epistemic sense of claiming that there is a mechanistic chain and in a health-related sense of there being claimed benefits for the patient. Negative mechanistic reasoning has been neglected, both in the epistemic and in the health-related sense. I distinguish three main types (...)
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    AlexBroadbentPhilosophy of Medicine. Oxford University Press, New York, 2019. Xx + 274 Pp. Isbn 978‐0‐19‐061214‐6 (Pbk). [REVIEW]Jesper Jerkert - 2020 - Theoria 86 (1):128-136.
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    Jeremy Howick The Philosophy of Evidence‐Based Medicine.Wiley‐Blackwell & BMJ Books, 2011. Xiv + 229 Pp. ISBN 978‐1‐4051‐9667‐3 (Paperback). [REVIEW]Jesper Jerkert - 2013 - Theoria 79 (2):180-186.
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    Science in the Age of Computer Simulation – By Eric Winsberg.Jesper Jerkert - 2012 - Theoria 78 (2):168-175.
    QC 20120521. Review of 'Science in the Age of Computer Simulation' by Eric Winsberg.
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