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The Quality of life / edited by Martha Nussbaum and Amartya Sen.

Book Book (1993.)
Description: xi, 453 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; 1993.
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  • ISBN: 0198287976 (pbk. : acid-free paper) :
General Note: "A study prepared for the World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) of the United Nations University."
Papers presented at a conference sponsored by the World Institute for Development Economics Research.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents: Equality of what? : on welfare, goods, and capabilities / G.A. Cohen -- Capability and well-being / Amartya Sen. Commentators on Cohen and Sen, Christine M. Korsgaard and Wulf Gaertner -- Descriptions of inequality : the Swedish approach to welfare research / Robert Erikson. Commentator, Bengt-Christer Ysander -- Having, loving, being : an alternative to the Swedish model of welfare research / Erik Allardt -- Quality of life measures in health care and medical ethics / Dan Brock. Commentator, James Griffin -- Objectivity and the science-ethics distinction / Hilary Putnam, Commentator, Lorenz Krüger -- Objectivity and social meaning / Michael Walzer. Commentator, Ruth Anna Putnam -- Value, desire, and quality of life / Thomas Scanlon. Commentator, Sissela Bok -- Explanation and practical reason / Charles Taylor. Commentator, Martha Nussbaum.
Non-relative virtues : an Aristotelian approach / Martha Nussbaum. Commentator, Susan Hurley -- Women and the quality of life : two norms or one? / Julia Annas. Commentator, Margarita W. Valdés -- Justice, gender, and international boundaries / Onora O'Neill. Commentator, Martha Nussbaum -- Distributing health : the allocation of resources by an international agency / John E. Roemer. Commentator, Paul Seabright -- The relativity of the welfare concept / B.M.S. van Praag. Commentator, Siddiq Osmani -- Pluralism and the standard of living / Paul Seabright. Commentator, Derek Parfit -- Life-style and the standard of living / Christopher Bliss. Commentator, Amartya Sen.
Citation: Nussbaum, Martha Craven. "The Quality of life." Oxford England : Clarendon Press ; 1993.

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