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On Some Societal and Scientific Consequences of the Welfare Notion of Health

  • Lennart Nordenfelt
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Part of the Philosophy and Medicine book series (PHME, volume 26)

Abstract

It is often claimed that the notion of health is related to a societal context; indeed that every society determines its own notion of health. Analogous claims have been put forward concerning disease and the other concepts of malady.

Keywords

Health Authority Explicit Evaluation Lower Animal Scientific Consequence Political Program 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lennart Nordenfelt
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  1. 1.Dept. of Health and SocietyUniversity of LinköpingSweden

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