An exploration of the philosophical foundation of modern medicine which explains why such a medicine possesses the characteristics it does and where precisely its strengths as well as its weaknesses lie. Written in plain English, it should be accessible to anyone who is intellectually curious, lay persons and medical professionals alike.
KEEKOK LEE is Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, UK. Her research interests include environmental philosophy, philosophy of technology, and the relationship between the environment and technology from the ontological perspective. Her recent publications include: Philosophy and Genetic Revolutions (2005); Zoos: A Philosophical Tour (2006); Homo Faber: The Unity of the History of Technology and the Philosophy of Technology (2008); Towards Constructing Post-postmodern 21st Century Sciences: The Relevance of Classical Chinese Medicine (forthcoming).