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    The phenomenological-existential comprehension of chronic pain: going beyond the standing healthcare models
    with Daniela D. Lima and Egberto R. Turato
    Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 9 2. 2014.
    A distinguishing characteristic of the biomedical model is its compartmentalized view of man. This way of seeing human beings has its origin in Greek thought; it was stated by Descartes and to this day it still considers humans as beings composed of distinct entities combined into a certain form. Because of this observation, one began to believe that the focus of a health treatment could be exclusively on the affected area of the body, without the need to pay attention to patient’s subjectivity.…Read more
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    A Lósica de Leibniz
    Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia 23 (4). 1967.