The Clinical Medicine: is It Science or Art? Some Epistemological Considerations on Medicine

Maurizio Soldini

Abstract


The Author examines the problem if the Clinical Medicine is science or art. After distinguishing the Clinical Medicine from Bio-medicine, he briefly considers the concept of reductionism, anti - reductionism and holism. Therefore, he examines the differences between the Medical Pathology and the Clinical Medicine.

He studies the scientific value of the Clinical Medicine, concluding that Clinical Medicine is a science - a creative science.


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