Volume 52, Number 4, Autumn 2009

Table of Contents

Articles

Science and Medicine

Exemplary and Surrogate Models: Two Modes of Representation in Biology

pp. 485-499
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Why Is Modern Medicine Stuck in a Rut?

pp. 500-517
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The Placebo Effect: Illness and Interpersonal Healing

pp. 518-539
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Ethics and Philosophy

Variational Causal Claims in Epidemiology

pp. 540-554
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History and Biography

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

pp. 555-565
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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
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Creativity in Biological Research

pp. 579-584
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Medical Education and Practice

Compassionate Solidarity: Suffering, Poetry, and Medicine

pp. 585-603
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Culture and Society

An Old Doctor Grows Older

pp. 604-611
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Essay Reviews

Reviving the Living

pp. 612-616
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Digital Image Processing for Medical Applications

pp. 617-623
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Is the Perfect the Enemy of the Good?

pp. 624-627
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Evolutionary Biology, Circa 2009

pp. 628-634
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Book Reviews

A Guinea Pig's History of Biology (review)

pp. 635-637
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The Art and Politics of Science (review)

pp. 637-642
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Birth Models that Work (review)

pp. 642-644
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Erratum

Erratum

Index

Volume 52 Index