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Philosophy
Course
PHI2396
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Winter

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Health Wmiller brownon defining diseaseWe need a definition of the concept of disease in order to be ale to define health negatively as a lack of disease Two approaches toward defining disease objectivist and normative 1Objectivisttries to fill the nation of disease within the theoretical framework of modern biological science We can define disease without appealing to non scientific standardsnorms or values This approach is also known as descriptive approach disease is then an impairment deviation from the normal functioning of the bodymaladaptation incapacity or disfunctioning It is upon the biological science to describe successfully normal bodily processesas well as their deviations The objectivist approach developed by Boorse ignores ordinary language and relies on technical concepts such as biological function Brooses definition of disease found in textcourse pack a type of internal state which is either an impa
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