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  1. In this review we consider the new science of Darwinian medicine. While it has often been said that evolutionary theory is the glue that holds the disparate branches of biological inquiry together and gives th...

    Authors: Niall Shanks and Rebecca A Pyles

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2007 2:4

    Content type: Review

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  2. There is a fairly closed circle between culture, language, meaning, and truth such that the world of a given culture is a world understood in terms of the meanings produced in that culture. Medicine is, in fac...

    Authors: Grant Gillett

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2006 1:13

    Content type: Research

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  3. This article outlines the struggle between the power of the health care professional and the rights of the individual to choose freely a modality of treatment. Nurses are instrumental in assisting patients in ...

    Authors: Dave Holmes, Amélie M Perron and Marc Savoie

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2006 1:12

    Content type: Commentary

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  4. The first world wide symposium on the topic of gender-specific medicine provided the latest research on differences in sex and/or gender in medicine and medical care. The presentations ranged beyond the topic ...

    Authors: Antje Kampf

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2006 1:11

    Content type: Meeting report

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  5. In this article we examine four objections to the genetic modification of human beings: the freedom argument, the giftedness argument, the authenticity argument, and the uniqueness argument. We then demonstrat...

    Authors: David B Resnik and Daniel B Vorhaus

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2006 1:9

    Content type: Commentary

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  6. The Council for Secular Humanism identifies Secular Humanism as a "way of thinking and living" committed to rejecting authoritarian beliefs and embracing "individual freedom and responsibility ... and cooperat...

    Authors: Thomas Szasz

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2006 1:5

    Content type: Research

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  7. This paper examines two topics in Japanese medical ethics: non-disclosure of medical information by Japanese physicians, and the history of human rights abuses by Japanese physicians during World War II. These...

    Authors: Tia Powell

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2006 1:4

    Content type: Research

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  8. Natural philosophy once spanned the fields of philosophy, science, and medicine. Scientific disciplines and medical specialties have rapidly achieved independence, and the availability of the internet and open...

    Authors: Dan J Stein, Derek Bolton, Damiaan Denys, Thomas Huddle and Tia Powell

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2006 1:1

    Content type: Editorial

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