Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy (to qualify as a physiotherapist) (Vicenza)

ADVANCED METHODOLOGIES IN MUSCLE-SKELETAL PHYSIOTHERAPY AND RESEARCH INTRODUCTION - LOGICA CLINICA E FILOSOFIA DELLA SCIENZA IN FISIOTERAPIA

Course code
4S007306
Name of lecturer
Franco Pilotto
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
M-FIL/02 - LOGIC AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
VICENZA
Period
FISIO VI 2^ anno - 2^semestre dal Mar 1, 2021 al Apr 23, 2021.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Acquire the method of factual analysis of philosophy, in particular the philosophy of science
Know the epistemological implications of medicine as a science, in particular the clinic
Apply and enhance the methods of medicine in its theoretical, clinical articulations specific to diagnosis, therapy and prognosis
Distinguish and understand the relationship between research and clinical practice.

Syllabus

Medical epistemology in the context of the philosophy of science; classical and modern episteme; the search for objectivity.
Induction and deduction; observation and role of theory: verificationism, falsificationism; explanation, understanding, interpretation.
The therapeutic relationship; diagnosis: inductive, deductive, probable statistics, abduction
Nomothetic medicine and idiographic medicine; diagnosis as a logical procedure. The evaluation of normal and pathological

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Vari Materiale fornito dal docente 2020
D. Antiseri Teoria unificata del metodo Utet Università 2001

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral interview



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