‘The Maine Question’ asks how philosophy can help deliver the best medical care
“What is philosophy’s role in medical care?” Find out on the fifth episode of Season Three of “The Maine Question” podcast.
Some may imagine that people who major in and pursue careers in philosophy are relegated to poring through old dusty books about Plato and Socrates and other historic thinkers. But in reality, students who major in philosophy pursue careers in law, entertainment and many other fields.
Jessica Miller, a professor of philosophy at the University of Maine, also is a bioethicist. She helps hospitals and other institutions make decisions about medical care. Podcast host Ron Lisnet speaks with Miller about bioethics and how it benefits families and medical professionals. She also dispels a few myths as to what philosophy is really about.
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