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Dr. James Marcum discusses "Kuhn's Science and Does Medicine Really Care About Patients?" with 3:AM Magazine

February 6, 2017
Dr. James Marcum, professor of philosophy and Faculty-In-Residence at Earle Hall, was interviewed by 3:AM Magazine on a topic titled "Kuhn's Science and Does Medicine Really Care About Patients?"

Here he discusses two elements of his work: Thomas Kuhn and the Philosophy of medicine. He talks about philosophy of science before Thomas Kuhn, why Kuhn revised his book, incommensurability, whether science is just a construction, whether Kuhn saw scientific progress interns of revolution and evolution, Kuhn’s influence, philosophy of medicine, its two crises, why we need virtuous physicians, caring and competence as key virtues for medicine and why binary oppositions need not be oppositional.

Access the interview here.
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