restricted access   Volume 48, Number 1, Winter 2005

Table of Contents

From: Perspectives in Biology and Medicine

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Special Issue: Health and Human Rights

Guest Editor: Paul Farmer and H. Jack Geiger

The Unsteady March

pp. 1-9

Global AIDS: new challenges for health and human rights

pp. 10-16


Science and Medicine

Evolutionary Neurobiology and Aesthetics

pp. 17-30

The Eye Does Not See What the Mind Does Not Know: the bacterium in the worm

pp. 31-41

Ethics and Philosophy

Medicine and the Call for a Moral Epistemology

pp. 42-53

History and Biography

Gonorrhea and the Beginnings of Clinical Research Ethics

pp. 54-73

Ambiguous Bodies and Deviant Sexualities: hermaphrodites, homosexuality, and surgery in the United States, 1850-1904

pp. 74-83

Medical Educations and Practice

Narrative Possibilities: using mindfulness in clinical practice

pp. 84-94

Culture and Society

The Evolution of Euthanasia and Its Perceptions in Greek Culture and Civilization

pp. 95-104

Deformity in the "Boxing Boys"

pp. 105-123

Alternative Reality and Art: the creative world of Walter Inglis Anderson

pp. 124-137

Essay Review

Can We Learn from Our Patients?

pp. 138-142

Book Reviews

Microcompetition with Foreign DNA and the Origin of Chronic Disease (reivew)

pp. 143-146

Volta: Science and Culture in the Age of the Enlightenment (review)

pp. 146-148

The Midnight Disease: The Drive to Write, Writer's Block, and the Creative Brain (review)

pp. 148-150

Learning from HIV and AIDS (review)

pp. 150-153

Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights and the New War on the Poor (review)

pp. 153-156

Phantom Limb (review)

pp. 156-158