Popper Memorial Lecture
Date: Tuesday 6 November 2007
Venue: New Theatre, East Building
Speaker: Professor Michael Baum
Chair: David Miller
Why exactly is a scientific approach to medicine preferable to so-called 'alternative' approaches?
Michael Baum is professor emeritus of surgery and visiting professor of medical humanities at University College London.
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Professor Michael Baum's speech and slides are now available to download.
Download transcript: Popperian Pathways: the demarcation between quack cancer cures and scientific remedies (pdf)
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