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Saving people from the harm of death

Author: Espen Gamlund; Carl Tollef Solberg; Jeff McMahan
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Series: Population-level bioethics series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this volume, leading philosophers discuss the evaluation of death and its relevance for health policy. The authors challenge the current practice of assessing newborn deaths as the worst ones. It also discusses whether stillbirths should be included in our evaluation of deaths, and whether the deaths of young children are worse than that of newborns"--
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Saving people from the harm of death
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018049747
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Espen Gamlund; Carl Tollef Solberg; Jeff McMahan
ISBN: 9780190921415 0190921412
OCLC Number: 1050617164
Description: xviii, 284 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Perspectives on evaluating deaths and their relevance to health policy / Espen Gamlund, Carl Tollef Solberg --
Quantifying the harm of death / Erik Nord --
The badness of death : implications for summary measures and fair priority setting in health care / Ofrithjof Norheim --
Life years at stake : justifying and modelling acquisition of life-potential for DALYs / Andreas Mogensen --
Putting a number on the harm of death / Joseph Millum --
Age, death and the allocation of life-saving resources / Espen Gamlund --
Epicurean challenges to the disvalue of death / Carl Tollef Solbert --
The badness of dying early / John Broome --
Early death and later suffering / Jeff McMahon --
A Gradualist view about the badness of death / Ben Bradley --
The badness of death and what to do about it (if anything) / F. M. Kamm --
Deprivation and identity / Jens Johansson --
How death is bad for us as agents / Susanned Burri --
Against "the badness of death" / Hilary Greaves --
People aren't replaceable : why it's better to extend lives than to create new ones / Michelle Hutchinson --
The worseness of nonexistence / Theron Pummer --
The badness of death for us, the worth in us, and priorities in saving lives / Samuel J. Kerstein --
How much better than death is ordinary survival / Ivar R. Labukt --
Healthcare rationing and the badness of death : should newborns count for less? / Timothy Campbell --
A defense of the time-relative interest account : a response to Campbell / Jeff McMahan.
Series Title: Population-level bioethics series.
Responsibility: edited by Espen Gamlund and Carl Tollef Solberg ; with a foreword by Jeff McMahan.

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