JOHN R. REID, PH.D.
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The doctor's job—the complex scientific problems he must deal with and the recurrent issues of life and death he must face—is one that inevitably raises philosophical questions about good and evil, right and wrong, truth and falsity, man and society. For philosophy, as the great masters have always taught and practiced it, is deeply concerned with these ultimate questions of thought and conduct, which all of us recurrently face or neurotically dodge; and nothing in human life is more vital nor in the long run is more important than to know what we intend by our words and acts, why
REID JR. Logic in the Practice of Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 1963;59:243–249. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-59-2-243
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;59(2):243-249.
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