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Pharmacracy: Medicine and Politics in America

Thomas Szasz
Format
Book
Published
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0275971961 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: What Counts as a Disease? xxi
  • 1. Medicine: From Gnostic Healing to Empirical Science 1
  • 2. Scientific Medicine: Disease 9
  • 3. Clinical Medicine: Diagnosis 27
  • 4. Certifying Medicine: Disability 57
  • 5. Psychiatric Medicine: Disorder 77
  • 6. Philosophical Medicine: Critique or Ratification? 111
  • 7. Political Medicine: The Therapeutic State 127.
Description
xxiv, 212 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-201) and index.
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