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Historical epistemology and the making of modern Chinese medicine

Howard Chiang

in Historical epistemology and the making of modern Chinese medicine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096006
eISBN:
9781781708460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096006.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter introduces the volume by situating historical epistemology in its proper intellectual and cultural genealogy (from the late nineteenth century to the present), by arguing for the ... More


The Relevance of Romanticism: Essays on German Romantic Philosophy

Dalia Nassar (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199976201
eISBN:
9780199395507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976201.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In the last two decades, philosophers have become increasingly aware of the fact that, in spite of significant differences between the contemporary and romantic contexts, romanticism continues to ... More


Introduction: The Desire to Understand

Henk W. de Regt

in Understanding Scientific Understanding

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190652913
eISBN:
9780190652944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652913.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter introduces the theme of the book: scientific understanding. Science is arguably the most successful product of the human desire for understanding. Reflection on the nature of scientific ... More


Introduction: Beyond the Art and Science of Medicine

Miriam Solomon

in Making Medical Knowledge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198732617
eISBN:
9780191796838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732617.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

Chapter 1 introduces consensus conferences, evidence-based medicine, translational medicine and narrative medicine. It shows that each was introduced with claims about how transformative for medicine ... More


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