We are starting a reading group dedicated to new and old problems in philosophy of medicine. This term our focus is on inductive risk as it is manifested in healthcare and on personalized medicine. All are welcome.
Meetings take place on Tuesdays, 1–2pm, in Seminar Room 1.
Conveners: Tim Lewens, Stephen John, Jacob Stegenga, Anna Alexandrova
Michaelmas Term 2016 (subject to change)
Week 1 (11 October): Inductive risk and diagnosis
Biddle, J. 'Inductive risk, epistemic risk and the overdiagnosis of disease' Perspectives on Science 24(2)
Week 2 (18 October): Inductive risk and population health interventions
Plutynski, A. (forthcoming) 'Safe, or Sorry? Cancer Screening and Inductive Risk' forthcoming in Exploring Inductive Risk (will be pre-circulated subject to author's approval)
Week 3 (25 October): Inductive risk: which consequences matter?
Scarantino, 'Inductive risk and justice in kidney allocation' Bioethics Volume 24 Number 8 2010 pp 421–430
Week 4 (1 November): Personalised medicine: mapping the terrain
Gamma, Alex, (forthcoming) 'Personalized and Precision Medicine' in Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine (ed., Solomon, Simon, and Kincaid), Routledge
Week 5 (8 November): Personalised medicine: the social and the personal
Green and Vogt. 2016. 'Personalizing Medicine: Disease Prevention in silico and in socio' Humana.Mente Journal of Philosophical Studies 30: 105-145
Week 6 (15 November): Personalised medicine: redefining disease
Vogt, H., Hofmann, B., & Getz, L. (2016) 'Personalized medicine: evidence of normativity in its quantitative definition of health' Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, 1-16.
Week 7 (22 November): Personalised medicine: inferring individual effects
Teira, David. 'Testing oncological treatments in the era of personalized medicine', in G. Boniolo & M. Nathan, eds., Philosophy of Molecular Medicine, Routledge, forthcoming
Week 8 (29 November): TBA
Reading to be announced