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A misunderstanding of Rousseau vibrates in this desire to restore sickness to its "
natural state," 10 to bring society back to "wild sickness," which is self-limiting and
can be borne with virtue and style and cared for in the homes of the poor, just ...
discover no weight, no form nor calculation to which to refer your judgment of
health and sickness. In the medical arts there exists no certainty except in the
physician's senses." Sickness was still personal suffering in the mirror of the
Physical sickness is confined to the body, and it lies in an anatomical,
physiological, and genetic context. The "real" existence of these conditions can
be confirmed by measurement and experiment, without any reference to a value-
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The most explosive, uncompromising, thoroughly researched attack on the gravest health hazard we face today: our medical system. In this landmark book, one of the most brilliant social critics of our ... Read full review
The Epidemics of Modern Medicine
The Medicalization of Life
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