By: Martha C Nussbaum(Editor), Amartya Sen(Editor)
453 pages, tables
The Quality of Life addresses issues of defining and measuring the quality of life. Recent developments in the philosophical definition of well-being are discussed and linked to practical issues such as the delivery of health care, and the assessment of women's quality of life. Leading philosophers and economists have contributed to The Quality of Life to consider the problems the subject raises.
The Quality of Life reflects the growing need for interdisciplinary work as economists become more sensitive to the importance of facing fundamental philosophical questions and of the importance of linking their theoretical enquiries to an understanding of complex practical problems.
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Edited by Martha Nussbaum, Professor of Law and Ethics, University of Chicago, USA, and Amartya Sen, Master of Trinity College, Cambridge
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R. A. Putnam
B. M. S. van Praag
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