Episode 5 – Idioms of Normality hosted by Dr Paul H. Mason

Episode 5 - Idioms of Normality hosted by Dr Paul H. Mason

Can “ugliness” be pathologized?

In this episode, Paul speaks with the medical doctor and philosopher Dr Yves Saint James, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Australian Centre for Health Engagement, Evidence and Values at the University of Wollongong. Yves talks about definitions of normality in medicine and how ugliness is becoming pathologized in some branches of cosmetic and plastic surgery.

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