The complexity of primary care, Deep Breath In – a BMJ podcast for General Practitioners

In this episode, Tom, Jenny and Navjoyt are joined by Rani Lill Anjum, a philosopher from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences who thinks about causation in healthcare – and what this means for the doctor patient relationship.

Philosophy of causation, scientific models, and medicine – an interview with Rani Lill Anjum for The Dissenter
Video interview by Ricardo Lopes for The Dissenter podcast from 2019. Audio only can be found here.

Dr Lisa Dive on medical ethics, Part I

Rani Lill Anjum interviews philosopher Lisa Dive from University of Sydney about medical ethics. This first part is about autonomy, which is a concept that can be understood in many different ways in the medical context.

Dr Lisa Dive on medical ethics, Part II

Rani Lill Anjum interviews philosopher Lisa Dive about medical ethics. They talk about moral theories, and rights versus preferences. They also discuss the tension between moral principles and rules, on the one hand, and moral particularism on the other, where each situation must be considered individually. This is the second part of the series.

Rani Lill Anjum talks about evidence based medicine

Dr Lisa Dive interviews philosopher and leader of CauseHealth, Rani Lill Anjum, about evidence based medicine as a value system. They talk about how evidence based medicine rests upon some basic implicit assumptions of a philosophical nature, what they call philosophical biases.

Causation in Philosophy and Medicine

Dr Lisa Dive interviews Dr Rani Lill Anjum about causation. They discuss the Humean regularity theory and how it influences medical research and practice. They also talk about the new CauseHealth book and why one should need a new conception of causation for medicine. Lisa Dive is a philosophically trained bioethicsist who works on the epistemic and ethical aspects of medicine and health care. Rani Lill Anjum is a philosopher of causation working in philosophy of medicine and science.

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