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Published: 07 March 2019

296 Pages


ISBN: 9780190612146

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Philosophy of Medicine

Alex Broadbent

  • Proposes a novel theory of the nature of medicine, clarifying both its purpose and its meaning
  • Suggests appropriate attitudes to medicine as a whole, and explores debates between competing medical traditions
  • Provides an overview of contemporary and historical medical traditions, advocating decolonization of medicine and non-Western medical traditions

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