This reading group is dedicated to new and old problems in philosophy of medicine. All are welcome.
Meetings take place on Tuesdays, 1–2pm, in Seminar Room 1.
Conveners: Tim Lewens, Stephen John, Jacob Stegenga, Anna Alexandrova
Lent Term 2017
Skopek, Jeff 'The Nature of Big Data and its Implications for Privacy'
(draft to be circulated – please email Jacob (jms303) for a copy)
Biddle, Justin 'Intellectual Property in the Biomedical Sciences'
Kincaid, Harold (2008) 'Do We Need Theory to Study Disease?', Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 51
Lemoine, Mael (2017) 'Animal extrapolation in preclinical studies: An analysis of the tragic case of TGN1412'
Christakis & Fowler (2007) 'The Spread of Obesity in a Large Social Network', New England Journal of Medicine
Barabási (2007) 'Network Medicine: From Obesity to the "Diseasome"', New England Journal of Medicine
Lippert-Rasmussen, K. 'When group measures of health should matter' in Eyal (et al) eds, Inequalities in Health
Sreenivasan, G. (2009) 'Ethics and Epidemiology: Residual Health Inequalities', Public Health Ethics (2009) 2 (3): 244–249