Workshop: Philosophy of Medicine

Wednesday 28 October 2009

Department of Philosophy, University of Bristol
Common Room, Ground Floor, Department of Philosophy, 9 Woodland Road.

This is an informal workshop on topics in the philosophy of medicine. All are welcome.

09.45–11.00 Kevin Brosnan (Cambridge)
“Does nothing in medicine make sense except in light of evolution?”

11.15–12.30 Jeremy Howick (UCL)
“Defining a role for mechanistic reasoning in EBM”

13.30–14.45 Havi Carel (UWE)
“Phenomenology and its application in clinical medicine”

15.00–16.15 Alex Broadbent (Cambridge)
“Inferring causation in epidemiology: mechanisms, black boxes, and contrasts”

There is no need to register. It will be fine if you just turn up on the day, but if you do know that you are coming it may be helpful to let us know.



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