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Health, disease, and causal explanations in medicine

Author: Lennart Nordenfelt; B Ingemar B Lindahl
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Reidel, Hingham, MA : Kluwer Academic Publishers. [1984] ©1984
Series: Philosophy and medicine, 16.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book contains papers presented at the First Nordic Symposium on the Philosophy of Medicine, held May 13-15, 1982, in Stockholm. The topics for the symposium included (1) the concepts of health and disease, (2) classification in medicine, and (3) causality and causal explanations in medicine. The majority of the participants were Scandinavian but the symposium was also able to welcome four distinguished guests  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Congress
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Health, disease, and causal explanations in medicine.
Dordrecht ; Boston : Reidel ; Hingham, MA, U.S.A. : Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1984
(OCoLC)610438890
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lennart Nordenfelt; B Ingemar B Lindahl
ISBN: 9027716609 9789027716606
OCLC Number: 10533625
Notes: Papers presented at the First Nordic Symposium on the Philosophy of Medicine, held May 13-15, 1982, in Stockholm.
Description: xxx, 256 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: On the concepts of health and disease --
On definition and classification in medicine --
On causal thinking medicine ; Casual analysis --
Causal selection --
Causal explanation --
Other topics on causality.
Series Title: Philosophy and medicine, 16.
Responsibility: edited by Lennart Nordenfelt, B. Ingemar B. Lindahl.

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On May 13-15, 1982, some 50 scientists and scholars - physicians, philos- ophers and social scientists - convened at Hasselby Castle in Stockholm for the first Nordic Symposium on the Philosophy of  Read more...

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