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Published: 21 March 2019

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780190921415

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Saving People from the Harm of Death

Edited by Espen Gamlund, Carl Tollef Solberg, and Foreword by Jeff McMahan

Population-Level Bioethics

  • This is the first philosophical volume on the evaluation of deaths with implications for bioethics, population health, and health policy
  • Tackles how to evaluate deaths in the contexts of global health and health priorities, and how to monitor sustainable development goals
  • Challenges received notions on infant mortality, widening discussions to include stillbirths and newborn deaths
  • Explores the difficult correlation between age and the badness of death

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