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Reframing disease contextually

Author: Cutter, Mary Ann G. Series: Philosophy and medicine ; 81 Publisher: Kluwer, 2003.Language: EnglishDescription: 188 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1402017960Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Reframing Disease Contextually Table of Contents PREFACE LIST OF FIGURES CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION 1. Why Study Disease? 2. Four Philosophical Debates 3. Occasion for Inquiry 3.1. Philosophy 3.2. Philosophy of Medicine 3.3. Medicine 4. Limitations 5. Program for Investigation 6. Closing Chapter Endnotes CHAPTER 2. THE DEVELOPMENT OF DISEASE: THE CASE OF AIDS 1. Explaining AIDS 1.1. Syndrome Identifications and Symptomatic Treatments 1.2. Etiological Accounts and Preventive and Curative Treatments 1.3. Clinical Models and Clinical Recipes 1.4. Various Expressions of Disease 2. Knowing and Treating in Clinical Medicine 3. Negotiating the Ways of Clinical Explanation 4. Closing Chapter Endnotes CHAPTER 3. THE NATURE OF DISEASE 1. What is Disease?: A Debate 1.1. Disease as Substance 1.1.1. Syndrome as Disease 1.1.2. Physical Entity as Disease Disease as Interna! Substance Disease as External Substance 1.1.3. Metaphysical Realism and Natural Kind Accounts 1.2. Disease as Departure from Physiological Norms ix xii 1 1 4 6 6 7 9 12 12 14 14 17 18 18 19 21 24 24 26 29 30 32 32 33 33 37 37 39 40 40 vi TABLE OF CONTENTS 1.2.1. Conceptualizing Relations: Disease as Process 1.2.2. Metaphysical Anti-Realism and the Question of Natural Kinds 2. Limited Realism: Disease as Relation 3. Closing Chapter Endnotes CHAPTER 4. KNOWING DISEASE 1. How Do We Know Disease?: A Debate 1.1. Knowledge Through Reason 1.1.1. Reasoning Disease 1.1.2. Distinct But Related Levels of Discussion: Metaphysical Realism and Epistemological Rationalism 1.2. Knowledge Through Sense Experience 1.2.1. Sensing Disease 1.2.2. Distinct But Related Levels of Discussion: Metaphysical Anti-Realism and Epistemological Empiricism 2. Representative Realism: Explaining Disease 3. On Clinical Method 4. Closing Chapter Endnotes CHAPTER 5. KNOWING AND TREATING DISEASE 1. Manipulating Disease: A Debate 1.1. Symptomatic Treatments: Syndromes as Treatment Warrants 1.2. Curative and Preventive Treatments: Etiological Agents as Treatment Warrants 2. Clinical Recipes: Clinical Models as Treatment Warrants 3. Interplay Between Knowing and Treating Disease 4. Toward a Practical Epistemology 5. Closing Chapter Endnotes CHAPTER 6. THE ROLE OF VALUES IN DISEASE 1. Whether Values Play a Role: A Debate 1.1. Neutralist Approaches 1.2. Normativist Approaches 1.3. A Fork in the Road 41 44 45 47 47 50 50 50 51 55 56 58 59 60 61 64 64 67 67 68 69 71 74 76 78 78 80 80 80 82 83 TABLE OF CONTENTS 2. Nature of Values: A Further Debate 2.1 Value Objectivism 2.2. Value Subjectivism 2.3. The Debates Revisited 3. A Limited Stipulative Account 4. Facts and Values 5. Closing Chapter Endnotes CHAPTER 7. A GEOGRAPHY OF VALUES IN DISEASE 1. Kinds of Values 1.1. Functional Values 1.2. Aesthetic Values 1.3. Instrumental Values 1.4. Ethical Values 2. Closing Chapter Endnotes CHAPTER 8. THE CONTEXT OF DISEASE 1. Contextualism and Disease 2. Why Contextualism is Not Relativism 3. A Central Role for Negotiation 4. Disease, Uncertainty, and Mystery 5. Localizing Disease 6. Closing Chapter Endnotes CHAPTER 9. CONCEPTS OF GENETIC DISEASE 1. What We Know 1.1. The Human Genome Project 1.2. Genetic Testing 1.3. Taxonomy of Genetic Prediction 2. Toward An Understanding of Genetic Disease 2.1. Three Concerns 2.2. Implications 3. Bioethical Challenges 4. Negotiating Diverse Values in a Pluralist Society 5. Closing Chapter Endnotes CHAPTER 10. CONCEPTS OF GENDERED DISEASE 1. The Medicalization of Women's Place: Some Notes From History vii 84 84 86 88 88 90 91 92 94 94 94 96 98 102 105 105 107 107 112 114 116 117 119 120 122 122 122 123 124 126 126 129 130 132 134 134 137 137 viii TABLE OF CONTENTS 139 140 143 144 145 146 147 147 149 149 151 154 155 157 183 2. Rise of the U.S. Women's Health Movement 3. Gender Matters 4. Gendering Disease 4.1. AIDS 4.2. Alcoholism 4.3. Heart Disease 5. Closing Chapter Endnotes CHAPTER 11. CONCLUSION 1. Putting It All Together 2. Implications for Medicine 3. The Need for Philosophy of Medicine 4. The Need for Analyses of Disease REFERENCES INDEX

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