Pillar 6: Body and Mind

Pillar 6, Body and Mind, explores the human body and mind diversified phenomena.

6.1 Theory (22)

• Philosophy of (human) life

• Philosophy of mind

• Philosophy of (human) biology

• (Human) bioethics

6.2 Basic sciences (23)

Human biology: anatomy, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, developmental biology, embryology, evolutionary biology, genetics, histology, immunology, physiology

• Psychology

• Neuroscience

• Cognitive science.

6.3 Health and wellbeing

6.3.1 Medical sciences (24)

Medicine: philosophy of medicine, history of medicine, medical ethics, medical research and evaluation, medical education, internal medicine (allergy and clinical immunology, cardiology, critical care medicine, endocrinology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, hematology, hepatology, infectious disease, nephrology, oncology, pulmonology, rheumatology, sleep medicine), neurology, pediatrics, surgery (general surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, pediatric surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery, urology), gynecology and obstetrics, psychiatry, pathology

• Dentistry 

6.3.2 Paramedical studies (25)

• Audiology

• Clinical psychology

• Midwifery

• Nursing

• Nutrition and dietetics

• Occupational therapy

• Optometry

• Paramedicine

• Pharmacy and pharmacology

• Physical therapy

• Public health

• Speech therapy

6.3.3 Complementary medicine (26)

• Ayurvedic medicine

• Chinese medicine

• Homeopathy