Rights to Health Care / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792311379
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 1/1/1991
  • Series: Philosophy and Medicine Series, #38
  • Edition description: 1991
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 318
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

The Rhetoric of Rights and Justice in Health Care.- The Rhetoric of Rights and Justice in Health Care.- Rights to Health Care: The Development of the Concept.- The Right to Health Care: Reflections on Its History and Politics.- The Right to Health Care: Presentation and Critique.- The Right to Health Care in a Capitalistic Democracy.- Justice and the Right to Health Care: An Egalitarian Account.- Rights to Health Care: Created, Not Discovered.- Why the Right to Health Care is Not a Useful Concept for Policy Debates.- A Qualified Right to Health Care: Toward a Notion of a Decent Minimum.- Rights, Reforms, and the Health Care Crisis: Problems and Prospects.- Rights, Obligations, and the Special Importance of Health Care.- Access to Health Care: Charity and Rights.- Equality, Free Markets, and the Elderly.- Equal Opportunity and Health Care Rights for the Elderly.- Free Markets, Consumer Choice, and the Poor: Some Reasons for Caution.- My Right to Care for my Health — And What About the Needy and the Elderly?.- Health Care as a Commodity.- Should Medicine be a Commodity? An Economist’s Perspective.- The Profit Motive in Kant and Hegel.- Virtue for Hire: Some Reflections on Free Choice and the Profit Motive in the Delivery of Health Care.- Rights, Public Policy, and the State.

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