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Why it is called “Inherent Vice”?

I saw the Wiki page of Inherent Vice, I did't find much info about the title. Inherent Vice was adapted by Anderson from the novel of the same name by Thomas Pynchon. Why it is called "Inherent ...
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Why do people refer to Larry as 'Doc'?

On Inherent Vice, the protagonist is called Larry, but everyone calls him 'Doc'? Why do they do that? At first I thought he was actually a doctor (a stoned one), but then I saw he was working as a ...