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Therapy and Philosophy

On some philosophical aspects of the health sciences

Author(s): Marek Jakubiec, Angelika Nowak
Subject(s): Philosophy, Ethics / Practical Philosophy, Special Branches of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Papieskiego Jana Pawła II w Krakowie
Keywords: herapy;health science;biomedical model;holistic model;humanistic model;

Summary/Abstract: In this paper, we present some issues linked to therapy that seem important from the philosophical point of view. After some basic remarks concerning the problem of the therapist-patient relationship we discuss the philosophical pre- suppositions of three models of therapy: biomedical, humanistic and holistic. Each of them is based on different respective philosophical positions. Next, we try to examine whether the deconstruction of these assumptions may be relevant for contemporary representatives of the practical health sciences.

  • Issue Year: 1/2014
  • Issue No: 13
  • Page Range: 140-152
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Polish