Introduction to the philosophy of medicine 155

Module code FIL 155
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

This module consists of two components: first, a philosophy of science component which provides an introduction to scientific reasoning and philosophical debates on scientific method; and secondly, a philosophy of medicine component which focuses on the relation between causation and the concept of disease and on the nature of evidence-based medicine.

Module credits 6.00
NQF Level 05
Service modules Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Philosophy
Period of presentation Semester 1

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