The Enigma of Health - The Art of Healing in a Scientific Age

Author(s): Hans Georg Gadamer; Jason Gaiger (Translator); Nicholas Walker (Translator)

Philosophy

This work discusses the transformations in human self-understanding wrought by the scientific world-view, focusing in particular on the unparalleled achievements of modern medicine. It explores the ethical and humanist issues raised by the technological successes of modern clinical practice, and relates them to the classical conception of praxis in the philosophical tradition.

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General Fields

  • : 9780745615943
  • : Polity Press
  • : Polity Press
  • : February 1996
  • : 1.136 Centimeters X 15.7 Centimeters X 22.9 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hans Georg Gadamer; Jason Gaiger (Translator); Nicholas Walker (Translator)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 192