The Bloomsbury Companion to Contemporary Philosophy of Medicine

The Bloomsbury Companion to Contemporary Philosophy of Medicine

by James A. Marcum (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474233002
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/15/2016
Series: Bloomsbury Companions
Pages: 424
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

James A. Marcum is Professor of Philosophy and Director of Medical Humanities Program at Baylor University, USA. He earned doctorates in philosophy from Boston College and in physiology from the University of Cincinnati Medical College. He was on faculty at Harvard Medical School before going to Baylor.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Part I: Introduction: Philosophy of Medicine, Research Problems and Methods
1. Introduction: Contemporary Philosophy of Medicine, James A. Marcum (Baylor University, USA)
2. Research Problems and Methods in the Philosophy of Medicine, Michael Loughlin (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK), Robyn Bluhm (Michigan State University, USA), and Mona Gupta (University of Montreal, Canada)
Part II: Current Research and Future Directions
3. Disease in the Era of Genomic and Molecular Medicine, Marianne Boenink (University of Twente, Netherlands)
4. Philosophy of Epidemiology, Alexander Broadbent (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
5. Justification of Evidence-Based Medicine Epistemology, Jeremy Howick (University of Oxford, UK)
6. Evolutionary Medicine: Philosophical Aspects, Michael Ruse (Florida State University, USA)
7. Medical Humanism
Part 1: Philosophical and Historical Underpinnings, Alfred I. Tauber (Boston University, USA)
Part 2: Inspirations of the Twentieth Century, Lydie Fiolova (University of Edinburgh, UK)
8. Phenomenology and Medicine, Fredrik Svenaeus (Södertörn University, Sweden)
9. Gender Medicine and Phenomenological Embodiment, Tania Gergel (King's College London, UK)
10. Patient and Person Centered Medicine: Does the Center Hold?, James A. Marcum (Baylor University, USA)
11. Health and Disease, Rachel Cooper (Lancaster University, UK)
12. Causation in Medicine, Brendan Clarke (University College London, UK) and Federica Russo (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
13. Clinical Reasoning and Knowing, Hillel Braude (The Mifne Center, Rosh Pinna, Israel)
14. New Directions in Philosophy of Medicine, Jacob Stegenga (University of Victoria, Canada), Ashley Graham Kennedy (Florida Atlantic University, USA), Serife Tekin (Daemen College, USA), Saana Jukola (Bielefeld University, Germany), and Robyn Bluhm (Michigan State University, USA)
Part III: Research Resources
Glossary of Key Terms
Research Guide
Annotated Bibliography

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