Fundamentals of IAS-Research Seminars 2018. Seminar 6. Health and autonomy in medical and bioethical contexts

22/05/2018 @ 15:00 – 17:00
Centro Carlos Santamaría, B14
Fundamentals of IAS-Research Seminars 2018
6 bi-weekly seminars exploring the basic research lines of IAS-Research

Seminar 6 run by: Antonio Casado

Keywords: patient autonomies, concepts of health and disease, adherence to treatment, the normal and the pathological, doctor-patient interactions, healthcare institutions, (bio)ethics, G. Canguilhelm, A. Tauber, H. Carel.


Canguilhem, G. (2008). The normal and the pathological.  In: Knowledge of Life. New York: Fordham UP. pp. 121–­133.

Further Readings:

Carel, H. (2007). Can I be ill and happy? Philosophia, 35, 95–110.

Casado da Rocha, A. and Etxeberria, A. (2013). Towards autonomy-within-illness: Applying the triadic approach to the principles of bioethics. In Carel, H. and Cooper, R. (eds.) Health, Illness and Disease. Philosophical Essays. Durham: Acumen: pp. 57–74.

Etxeberria, A. (2015). Biological organization and pathology: Three views on normativity. In Lemoine, M. and Giroux, E. (eds.) Naturalism in Philosophy of Health: issues, limits and implications. Springer. pp. 121–142.

Mol, A., and Law, J. (2004). Embodied action, enacted bodies. The example of hypoglycaemia. Body & Society, 10(2-3), 43­–62.