Whose values? Whose reasons? A commentary on Rethinking disease: A fresh diagnosis and a new philosophical treatment' by Powell and Scarffe

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Abstract

In this short commentary, I reflect on the new definition of disease proposed by Powell and Scarffe. I suggest that the method they appeal to as objective, namely, rational justification, is open to several criticisms, which I outline and discuss.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)592-593
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Medical Ethics
Volume45
Issue number9
Early online date9 Sep 2019
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 9 Sep 2019

Keywords

  • concept of health

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