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Hans-Georg Gadamer on mental illness — A critical review

Hans-Georg Gadamer on mental illness — A critical review Medicine, Healthcare and Philosophy 1: 275­277, 1998. © 1998 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands. Review Article Søren Holm Department of Medical Philosophy and Clinical Theory, Copenhagen, Denmark Gadamer, H.G.: 1996, The Enigma of Health. Stanford: Stanford University Press. 180 pages. ISBN: 0-8047-2692-2. A recently published volume, this book contains a collection of the writings of the German philosopher Hans-Georg Gadamer on the topic of health and illness. Gadamer is well known for his very important contributions to philosophical hermeneutics although his work on health and illness has not received similar attention, and is for instance not mentioned in any of the essays in the volume of the Library of Living Philosophers dedicated to Gadamer (1). The Enigma of Health is a direct translation of a German collection with the same title (2), but it nevertheless seems apposite to use the English version as the main basis for this review, since it is probably accessible to a larger proportion of the readership of the present journal. product or a stable state. The attainment of equilibrium is a dynamic and continuous process. He uses the picture of the circus performer walking the tight rope. Here equilibrium is a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png "Medicine, Health Care & Philosophy" Springer Journals

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