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- 1 Introduction: Places to Explore the Ramifications of Uncertainty
- 2 What Are We to Make of Reasoning in Modern Medicine?
- 3 Epistemic Challenges and the Necessary Epistemic Responses
- 4 Medical Epistemology: The Issues
- 5 Deduction, Induction, and Abduction: The Basics
- 6 Evolution of Medical Reasoning
- 7 Variability Versus Diversity in Variety: The Epistemic Conundrum and Responses
- 8 The Meaninglessness of the Mean
- 9 The Value of Statistical and Logical Thinking
- 10 The Centrality and Origins of Hypotheses
- 11 Necessary Presuppositions: The Metaphysics
- 12 The False Notion of Intention, Choice, and Inhibition
- 13 The Role of Metaphor
- 14 Dynamics
- 15 Medical Science Versus Medical Technology
- 16 Irreproducibility in Biomedical Science
- 17 Medical Solipsism
- 18 Critique of Practical and Clinical Medical Reasoning
- 19 A Calling to Be Better than Ourselves