restricted access   Volume 52, Number 4, Autumn 2009

Table of Contents


Science and Medicine

Exemplary and Surrogate Models: Two Modes of Representation in Biology

pp. 485-499

Why Is Modern Medicine Stuck in a Rut?

pp. 500-517

The Placebo Effect: Illness and Interpersonal Healing

pp. 518-539

Ethics and Philosophy

Variational Causal Claims in Epidemiology

pp. 540-554

History and Biography

The Painless Brain: Lobotomy, Psychiatry, and the Treatment of Chronic Pain and Terminal Illness

pp. 555-565

Richard Bradley: A Unified, Living Agent Theory of the Cause of Infectious Diseases of Plants, Animals, and Humans in the First Decades of the 18th Century

pp. 566-578

Creativity in Biological Research

pp. 579-584

Medical Education and Practice

Compassionate Solidarity: Suffering, Poetry, and Medicine

pp. 585-603

Culture and Society

An Old Doctor Grows Older

pp. 604-611

Essay Reviews

Reviving the Living

pp. 612-616

Digital Image Processing for Medical Applications

pp. 617-623

Is the Perfect the Enemy of the Good?

pp. 624-627

Evolutionary Biology, Circa 2009

pp. 628-634

Book Reviews

A Guinea Pig's History of Biology (review)

pp. 635-637

The Art and Politics of Science (review)

pp. 637-642

Birth Models that Work (review)

pp. 642-644




Volume 52 Index