Is homeopathy really 'morally and ethically unacceptable'? A critique of pure scientism

Bioethics 26 (9):501-503 (2012)


In this short response we show that Kevin Smith's moral and ethical rejections of homeopathy1 are fallacious and rest on questionable epistemology. Further, we suggest Smith's presumption of a utilitarian stance is an example of scientism encroaching into medicine

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Kate Chatfield
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Scientism and Pseudoscience: A Philosophical Commentary.Massimo Pigliucci - 2015 - Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 12 (4):569-575.

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