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Published: 15 August 2018

280 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199967452

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Explaining Cancer

Finding Order in Disorder

Anya Plutynski

  • Engages several philosophical questions about cancer
  • Philosophically examines classification, disease vs. disease risk, causation and environmental epidemiology
  • Provides a perspective on longstanding debates in the philosophy of science and medicine

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