TITLE

Medical Humanities Do Not Humanize Doctors: The Trouble with Trying to Soften Hard Science

AUTHOR(S)
Metzl, Jonathan M.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America;May2009, Vol. 124 Issue 3, p951
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses connections between humanities research and scientific research, with particular focus given to the medical humanities. The idea that study of the humanities alters identity and serves to help scientists and doctors become more sensitive is explored. The relationship between science and the humanities in academic settings and the nature of productive interdisciplinary research are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
44993757

 

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