The healing philosopher: John Locke's medical ethics.

  title={The healing philosopher: John Locke's medical ethics.},
  author={Bradford William Short},
  journal={Issues in law & medicine},
  volume={20 2},
This article examines a heretofore unexplored facet of John Locke's philosophy. Locke was a medical doctor and he also wrote about medical issues that are controversial today. Despite this, Locke's medical ethics has yet to be studied. An analysis of Locke's education and his teachers and colleagues in the medical profession, of the 17th century Hippocratic… CONTINUE READING