Evidence not ideology

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7522.964-b (Published 20 October 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:964

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  1. L S Lewis, general practitioner (sam@garthnewydd.freeserve.co.uk)
  1. Surgery, Newport, Pembrokeshire SA42 0TJ

    EDITOR—I agree with Hart's contention that all evidence is conceived and perceived through an “ideology” (previous letter). Reading Marx made this clear to me, but other philosophers might use the more acceptable phrase “theory of knowledge.” The term “ideology” is currently (mis)used to imply a …

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