Does the philosophy of medicine exist?

@article{Caplan1992DoesTP,
  title={Does the philosophy of medicine exist?},
  author={Arthur L. Caplan},
  journal={Theoretical Medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={13},
  pages={67-77}
}
  • A. Caplan
  • Published 1992
  • Philosophy, Medicine
  • Theoretical Medicine
There has been a great deal of discussion, in this journal and others, about obstacles hindering the evolution of the philosophy of medicine. Such discussions presuppose that there is widespread agreement about what it is that constitutes the philosophy of medicine.Despite the fact that there is, and has been for decades, a great deal of literature, teaching and professional activity carried out explicitly in the name of the “philosophy of medicine”, this is not enough to establish that… Expand

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