Does chaos theory have major implications for philosophy of medicine?

@article{Holm2002DoesCT,
  title={Does chaos theory have major implications for philosophy of medicine?},
  author={S\oren Holm},
  journal={Medical humanities},
  year={2002},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={78-81}
}
In the literature it is sometimes claimed that chaos theory, non-linear dynamics, and the theory of fractals have major implications for philosophy of medicine, especially for our analysis of the concept of disease and the concept of causation. This paper gives a brief introduction to the concepts underlying chaos theory and non-linear dynamics. It is then shown that chaos theory has only very minimal implications for the analysis of the concept of disease and the concept of causation, mainly… CONTINUE READING

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