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Realism and the No‐Miracles Argument

Colin Howson

in Hume's Problem: Induction and the Justification of Belief

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250371
eISBN:
9780191597749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250371.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Considers the increasingly popular, so‐called ‘No‐Miracles’ argument that we do have a valid inductive argument for supposing that our current theories, at any rate in physics, are substantially, if ... More


How to organize the transition from a traditional curriculum to a PBL curriculum

Martin Paul

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Some say that no challenge is more difficult than trying to change a traditional curriculum into a problem-based one. Maastricht University has been lucky in that it was able to start with ... More


American Medicine: The Quest for Competence

Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520088962
eISBN:
9780520922037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520088962.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

What does it mean to be a good doctor in America today? How do such challenges as new biotechnologies, the threat of malpractice suits, and proposed health-care reform affect physicians' ability to ... More


Narrative Strategies in Presentation and Performance: From Artifice to Competence

Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good

in American Medicine: The Quest for Competence

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520088962
eISBN:
9780520922037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520088962.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter presents an ethnographic account with a recollection of the early debates about the New Pathway, thereby setting the stage for student experience. The ethnographic text grew out of a ... More


John Warren’s <i>Lectures on Anatomy</i>, 1783–1812

Mark Somos

in History of Universities: Volume XXX / 1-2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198807025
eISBN:
9780191844812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807025.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents an English translation of selected passages from John Warren’s Lectures on Anatomy, delivered between 1783 and 1812. Most of the lectures deal with technical aspects of anatomy, ... More


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