Goals of Medicine in the Course of History & Today
A Study in the History & Philosophy of Medicine

By Kurt Fleischhauer & Goran Hermeren
September 2006
Kungl. Vitterhets Historie, Stockholm
Distrubuted by Coronet Books Inc.
ISBN: 9174023535
480 pages, 6 5/8 x 9 7/8"
$127.50 Hardcover


Partial Contents:

PART ONE: History

Early Greek Medicine
Hellentistic & Roman Medicine
Christian Middle Ages
From Renaissance & Baroque to the Enlightenment
From the Enlightenment to the mid-19th Century
Curative Medicine
Expert Medical Evidence
Public Health
Eugenics
Medical Research
Cosmetic Surgery
Abortion
Contraception
Genetics

PART TWO: Philosophical Considerations

Tyopological & Epistemic Questions
Essentialism
Value Questions & Normative Problems
Conceptual Framework & Contemporary Challenges
Goals
Hiearchies of Medical Goals

Abbreviations
References
Index


Medical Science
History & Philosophy of Medicine


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