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<i>Betting on specified horses</i>

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?

Published in print April 1999 | ISBN: 9780192630889
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723568 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0008
Betting on specified horses

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This chapter presents a 1989 commentary on scientific thought. It reviews Sir Peter Medawar's philosophic arguments about scientific thought. It says that in medicine, there is a need to maintain a delicate balance between demolition and construction.

Keywords: scientific thought; medical practice; medicine; Peter Medawar

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Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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