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Philosophy

Graham Oppy

in Oxford Textbook of Spirituality in Healthcare

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199571390
Published online August 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199665037 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199571390.003.0012

Series: Oxford Textbook in Public Health

Philosophy

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There is a long history of philosophical reflection on connections between human flourishing, health, spirituality and religion. In this chapter, we can do no more than give a brief survey of some of the basic philosophical issues. In turn, we shall discuss human flourishing, health, disease, adverse conditions, spirituality, and religion.

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Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology ; Palliative Medicine

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