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Philosophy as the science of value : Neo-Kantianism as a guide to psychiatric interviewing

By Matthew R. Broome


Psychiatric interviewing highlights the apparent tension between psychiatry's quest for objectivity and its aim to chart the particular experiences and values of individuals. Neo-Kantian philosophy can help to shed light on this apparent tension. There need be no conflict between an exploration of individual values and scientific inquiry, not least because values play a central role in the selection of facts in scientific observation in general and psychiatric history taking in particular

Topics: BF
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Year: 2008
OAI identifier: oai:wrap.warwick.ac.uk:118

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