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Responsibility and health: explanation-based perspectives


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Title: Responsibility and health: explanation-based perspectives
Authors: Persson de Fine Licht, Karl
E-mail: karl.persson@gu.se
Issue Date: 16-Jan-2014
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science ; Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori
Parts of work: I: Björnsson, G.; Persson, K. (2012) The Explanatory Component of Moral Responsibility. Noûs 46 (2) pp. 326-354.
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II: Björnsson, G.; Persson, K. (2013) A Unified Empirical Account of Responsibility Judgments. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 87 (3): 611-639.
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III: Persson, K. (2012) The Right Perspective on Responsibility for Ill Health. Medicine, Health Care, and Philosophy 16 (3): 429—421.
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IV: Persson, K. (2012) Why Bariatric Surgery Should be Given High Priority: An Argument from Law and Morality. Health care analysis.
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Date of Defence: 2014-02-12
Disputation: Onsdagen den 12 februari, 2014, kl. 13.00 Lilla Hörsalen, Humanisten, Renströmsgatan 6
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: responsibility, health, explanations, the explanation hypothesis, explanatory perspectives, priority-setting, health care, bariatric surgery
Abstract: There is a growing trend of holding people responsible for their lifestyle-based diseases. For example, policymakers as well as researchers have argued that medical conditions caused by smoking, overweight, or extreme sports should be given lower priority in publicly funded healthcare. This view on resource allocation is grounded in a common belief that people are responsible for these diseases and that it is fair to hold them responsible because of this. It is far from clear, however, that ... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8887-9
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/34421
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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