Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 July 2020

328 Pages


ISBN: 9780190082543

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Measuring the Global Burden of Disease

Philosophical Dimensions

Edited by Nir Eyal, Samia A. Hurst, Christopher J.L. Murray, S. Andrew Schroeder, and Daniel Wikler

Population-Level Bioethics

  • Identifies and discusses a range of ethical and philosophical issues connected to the GBD, one of the largest and most important epidemiological studies ever undertaken
  • Sheds light on how to interpret and best use epidemiological data and provides a roadmap for future efforts to refine the GBD and other epidemiological studies
  • Offers an unusually deep philosophical analysis of a single scientific undertaking
  • Includes contributors from a wide range of disciplines: philosophy, economics, epidemiology, policy

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