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Open Access 10.05.2022 | Scientific Contribution

The Deception of Certainty: how Non-Interpretable Machine Learning Outcomes Challenge the Epistemic Authority of Physicians. A deliberative-relational Approach

Developments in Machine Learning (ML) have attracted attention in a wide range of healthcare fields to improve medical practice and the benefit of patients. Particularly, this should be achieved by providing more or less automated decision …

09.05.2022 | Review Article

The Many Moral Matters of Organoid Models: A systematic review of reasons

Open Access 03.05.2022 | Scientific Contribution

The hermeneutics of symptoms

The clinical encounter begins with presentation of an illness experience; but throughout that encounter, something else is constructed from it – a symptom. The symptom is a particular interpretation of that experience, useful for certain purposes …

Open Access 26.04.2022 | Scientific Contribution

Cognitive enhancement and authenticity: moving beyond the Impasse

In work on the ethics of cognitive enhancement use, there is a pervasive concern that such enhancement will—in some way—make us less authentic (e.g., Bublitz and Merkel 2009; Juth 2011). Attempts to clarify what this concern amounts to and how to …

21.04.2022 | Scientific Contribution

The medical gap: intuition in medicine

Intuition is frequently used in medicine. Along with the use of existing medical rules, there is a separate channel that physicians rely on when making decisions: their intuition. To cope with the epistemic problem of using intuition, I use some …

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  • A forum for international exchange of research data, theories, reports and opinions on bioethics, and the philosophy of medicine and health care
  • Covers history, ethics, anthropology, epistemology, logic, metaphysics and more, as related to health
  • Official journal of the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care

Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy: A European Journal is the official journal of the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care. It provides a forum for international exchange of research data, theories, reports and opinions on bioethics, and the philosophy of medicine and health care in general. The journal promotes interdisciplinary studies, and stimulates international exchange. Particular attention is paid to developing contributions from all European countries, and to making accessible scientific work and reports on the practice of health care ethics, from all nations, cultures and language areas in Europe.

The journal covers history, ethics, anthropology, epistemology, logic, metaphysics, philosophy of science and technology, sociology and political science, law, and the philosophy of culture and religion, centered on a common object of reflection: health care, the human effort to deal with disease, illness, death as well as health, well-being and life.

Metadaten
Titel
Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy
Abdeckung
Volume 1/1998 - Volume 25/2022
Verlag
Springer Netherlands
Elektronische ISSN
1572-8633
Print ISSN
1386-7423
Zeitschriften-ID
11019
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/11019.1572-8633