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Giroux, Élodie

Naturalism in the Philosophy of Health

Giroux, Élodie - Naturalism in the Philosophy of Health, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction. Why a Book on Naturalism in the Philosophy of Health?
Élodie Giroux

Part I. The Biostatistical Theory of Disease: Criticisms and Improvements

2. Is Boorse’s Biostatistical Theory of Health Naturalistic?
Maël Lemoine, Élodie Giroux

3. In Search of Normal Functions: BST, Cummins Functions, and Hempel’s Problem
Denis Forest, Marion Bidan

4. Comparative and Non-comparative Concepts of Health
Daniel M. Hausman

5. What a Naturalist Theory of Illness Should Be
Thomas Schramme

Part II. Health, Normativity and Naturalism

6. Contextualizing Medical Norms: Georges Canguilhem’s Surnaturalism
Jonathan Sholl

7. Organizational Malfunctions and the Notions of Health and Disease
Cristian Saborido, Alvaro Moreno, María González-Moreno, Juan Carlos Hernández Clemente

8. Biological Organization and Pathology: Three Views on the Normativity of Medicine
Arantza Etxeberria

Part III. Implications for Healthcare

9. Goals of Medicine
Christopher Boorse

10. From “Better than Well” to “More than Human”
Jean-Yves Goffi

11. Broadening and Balancing the Goals of Medicine: Battling Disease and Treating the Healthy
Peter H. Schwartz

12. A Defence of a Holistic Concept of Health
Lennart Nordenfelt

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Biology, History of Medicine, Philosophy of Medicine

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
History, Philosophy and Theory of the Life Sciences
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319290911
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-29089-8

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