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Published: 16 April 2015

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780190233181

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Valuing Health

Well-Being, Freedom, and Suffering

Daniel M. Hausman

Population-Level Bioethics

  • the first book-length examination of the many philosophical problems that are raised by the measurement of "generic" or "overall" health and the use of those measures to guide health policy
  • explores timely questions relevant to discussions of healthcare allocation, such as: What is health? Can generic health be measured? Should the value of health can be measured by its contribution to well-being?
  • the first book to provide philosophical examinations of generic health measurement

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