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Exposing Medical Pseudo-Science May Be Unethical

Lamm, Ehud (2016) Exposing Medical Pseudo-Science May Be Unethical. [Preprint]

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Abstract

An argument is presented according to which exposing pseudo-scientific medical claims may be ethically wrong. It is then suggested that this argument gives an interesting explanation why the successful outing of pseudo-science may lead to an increase in medical pseudo-science overall.


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Item Type: Preprint
Creators:
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Lamm, Ehudehud.lamm@gmail.com
Keywords: pseudoscience, demarcation, placebo effect, alternative medicine, evidence based medicine
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Medicine > Biomedical Ethics
General Issues > Science and Society
General Issues > Science Policy
General Issues > Science vs. Pseudoscience
Depositing User: Dr. Ehud Lamm
Date Deposited: 27 May 2016 18:57
Last Modified: 27 May 2016 18:57
Item ID: 12112
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Medicine > Biomedical Ethics
General Issues > Science and Society
General Issues > Science Policy
General Issues > Science vs. Pseudoscience
Date: April 2016
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/12112

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