Philosophy 955 Spring 2006

Health, Welfare, and


Philosophy 955

Spring 2006

Daniel M. Hausman

First Meeting

Tuesday, January 17

Introduction: Well-Being and Health


Derek Parfit, Reasons and Persons, Appendix I "What Makes Someone's Life Go Best?"

Erik Nord, "Values for Health States in QALYs and DALYs: Desirability versus Well-Being and Worth"

(xeroxes available in dept. library)