Is Well-being Measurable after All?
Public Health Ethics
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Alexandrova, A. (2017). Is Well-being Measurable after All?. Public Health Ethics, 10 (2), 129-137. https://doi.org/10.1093/phe/phw015
In Valuing Health, Dan Hausman argues that well-being is not measurable, at least not in the way that science and policy would require. His argument depends on a demanding conception of well-being and on a pessimistic verdict upon the existing measures of subjective well-being. Neither of these reasons, I argue, warrant as much skepticism as Hausman professes.
External DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/phe/phw015
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