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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL3122: Philosophy of Medicine

This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:


  • Boniolo, G. and Nathan, M. (eds), 2020. Philosophy of Molecular Medicine: Foundational Issues in Research and Practice. Routledge.
  • Broadbent, A., 2019. Philosophy of medicine. Oxford University Press.
  • Stegenga, J., 2018. Care and cure: An introduction to philosophy of medicine. University of Chicago Press.