Philosophers on Medicine

Philosophers on Medicine

Sean Valles - Race in epidemiology and medicine

 There is renewed research and attention to race in epidemiology and medicine, partly owing to developments in...

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Jacob Stegenga - Medical Nihilism

Medical Nihilism. Is it vestige of a bygone age in medicine beset with treatments like mercury and bloodletting?...

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Miriam Solomon - Expert consensus in medicine

In medicine, consensus statements abound. They’re issued by government agencies and professional societies as the...

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Alex Broadbent - The causes of disease

The cause of tuberculosis is the germ Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Meanwhile, the causes of heart disease are...

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Evidence-based medicine

Evidence-based medicine or EBM was introduced in the early 1990s as a move to increase medicine’s uptake of...

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Mental disorders and the DSM

Mental disorders cause suffering for many and pose challenges for the psychiatric profession. Throughout history, the...

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