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Evidence: philosophy of science meets medicine


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Editor's note: Unfortunately the last few minutes of the lecture are missing from the podcast.

Speaker(s): Professor John Worrall

Recorded on 26 October 2010 in Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building.

Medics now insist that treatment decisions should be evidence based. Generally this must be right. But evidence based medicine has sometimes got the details wrong: philosophers of science can help. John Worrall is professor of philosophy of science at LSE's Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method.

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