How successful is medicine?

January 6, 2020 Jon Williamson

In recent books, Jacob Stegenga and Alex Broadbent suggest that medicine is not very good at providing cures. Donald Gillies is unconvinced by their arguments – he replies to Broadbent here and Stegenga here.

Meanwhile, Daniel Auker-Howlett and Michael Wilde review Gillies’ recent book on causality in medicine here.