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The Philosophy of Diseases and Causes

Smart, Benjamin T H (2015) The Philosophy of Diseases and Causes. [Preprint]

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This is a draft manuscript (forthcoming in Palgrave Macmillan's Pivot series) of a book that examines the philosophy of disease; in particular, the book focuses (1) on the concept of disease, and (2) on concepts of causation, and causal inference in clinical medicine and epidemiology.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Smart, Benjamin T Hben@jerseyserve.com
Keywords: Philosophy of Medicine, Disease, Pathology, Epidemiology, Causation, Potential Outcomes Approach, Boorse
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Medicine
Depositing User: Dr Benjamin Smart
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2015 22:52
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2015 22:52
Item ID: 11757
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Medicine
Date: 2015
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/11757

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