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Longevity and the Good Life

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Anthony Farrant
    Pages 1-25
  3. Anthony Farrant
    Pages 26-49
  4. Anthony Farrant
    Pages 50-72
  5. Anthony Farrant
    Pages 73-86
  6. Anthony Farrant
    Pages 87-112
  7. Anthony Farrant
    Pages 113-138
  8. Anthony Farrant
    Pages 139-144
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 145-169

About this book

Introduction

An assessment of some ethical implications of increasing life spans. Taking as a starting point the idea that to increase longevity is a form of medical enhancement, it examines the value of living longer; the means for extending life spans; the consequences of greater longevity for the fair distribution of resources and healthcare in particular.

Keywords

ethics health population

About the authors

Lecturer in Healthcare Law and Ethics at the University of Bedfordshire, UK

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