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Published: 02 June 2020

360 Pages

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ISBN: 9780190949075


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Ending Midlife Bias

New Values for Old Age

Nancy S. Jecker

  • Argues that ethical analysis reflects implicit life stage bias that favors midlife
  • Empirically and conceptually explains the sources of life stage bias
  • Shifts the focus to values beyond autonomy that grow more critical as we age
  • Explores the uncharted territory of old age and sets forth life stage sensitive values for later life
  • Gives an analysis of human dignity in terms of safeguarding central human capabilities
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