What counts as a placebo is relative to a target disorder and therapeutic theory: defending a modified version of Grünbaum’s scheme | University of Oxford

What counts as a placebo is relative to a target disorder and therapeutic theory: defending a modified version of Grünbaum’s scheme

Dr Jeremy Howick
17:30 - 19:00
St Cross College
61 St Giles
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3LZ

St Cross Room

Lectures and seminars
No
Required

There is currently no widely accepted definition of ‘placebos’. Yet debates about the ethics of placebo use and the magnitude of ‘placebo’ effects continue to rage. Even if not formally required, a definition of the ‘placebo’ concept could inform these debates.