The Philosophy of Diseases and Causes

Publication Year:
2015
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Repository URL:
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/11757
Author(s):
Smart, Benjamin T H
preprint description
This is a draft manuscript (forthcoming in Palgrave Macmillan's Pivot series) of a book that examines the philosophy of disease; in particular, the book focuses (1) on the concept of disease, and (2) on concepts of causation, and causal inference in clinical medicine and epidemiology.