Philosophy of Medicine: Reframing the Past, Rethinking the Future

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  • Alireza Monajemi PhD in Cognitive Science and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Department of Philosophy of Science and Technology, Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, Tehran, Iran

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https://doi.org/10.22122/ijbmc.v6i4.201

Abstract

The philosophy of medicine is a rapidly growing and progressing branch of philosophy; however, in order for it to remain a distinct field of inquiry, I propose historical reframing based on reflection on its roots and development. In other words, understanding its history is a way to give perspective to the contemporary issues of philosophy of medicine and shape its future...

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Published

2020-04-02

How to Cite

Monajemi, A. (2020). Philosophy of Medicine: Reframing the Past, Rethinking the Future. International Journal of Body, Mind and Culture, 6(4), 182-184. https://doi.org/10.22122/ijbmc.v6i4.201

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