Case method and casuistry: The problem of bias

@article{Kopelman1994CaseMA,
  title={Case method and casuistry: The problem of bias},
  author={L. Kopelman},
  journal={Theoretical Medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={15},
  pages={21-37}
}
  • L. Kopelman
  • Published 1994
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Theoretical Medicine
  • Case methods of reasoning are persuasive, but we need to address problems of bias in order to use them to reach morally justifiable conclusions. A bias is an unwarranted inclination or a special perspective that disposes us to mistaken or one-sided judgments. The potential for bias arises at each stage of a case method of reasoning including in describing, framing, selecting and comparing of cases and paradigms. A problem of bias occurs because to identify the relevant features for such… CONTINUE READING
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