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Popperian Pathways: the demarcation between quack cancer cures and scientific remedies

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Popper Memorial Lecture

Date: Tuesday 6 November 2007
Time: 6.45-8pm
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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Transcript

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)
Download slides: Popperian Pathways: the demarcation between quack cancer cures and scientific remedies| (pdf). Please note that the slides contain graphic medical images which may be disturbing.

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