Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics
Theor Med Bioeth
ISSN (printed): 1386-7415. ISSN (electronic): 1573-1200.
Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics provides a forum for interdisciplinary studies in the philosophy and methodology of medical practice and research. Matters of particular interest are the developments of the philosophy and methodology of clinical judgment and clinical decision making; the study of problems of medical language of knowledge acquisition and of theory formation in medicine; the analysis of the structure and dynamics of medical hypotheses and theories; the discussion and clarification of basic medical concepts and issues; the application to medicine of advanced methods in the general philosophy of science classical and non-classical logics and mathematics; and the study of the interplay between medicine and other scientific or social institutions. Particular attention is paid to heuristic approaches in developing new methods and tools for the better analysis and understanding of the conceptual and ethical presuppositions of the medical sciences and health care processes. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics is an important communication medium in the area of the philosophy and methodology of medicine and as such offers comprehensive bibliographies reviews of significant literature information about current scholarly activities in the field including partial proceedings of selected meetings and an opinions section for readers' commentaries.
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