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978-1-78660-143-8 • Hardback • December 2018 • $146.00 • (£112.00)
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Thomas Schramme is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Liverpool. He has published widely in philosophy of medicine, including the Handbook of the Philosophy of Medicine (co-edited with Steven Edwards; 2017), New Perspectives on Paternalism and Health Care (2015) and Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity (2014).
1. The Concept of Disease
3. Theories of Social Justice
4. Theories of Health Justice
5. Global Health Justice
6. Curtailing Health Promotion
7. A Sufficientarian Theory of Health Justice
An important and provocative book, which asks challenging questions that will be of interest to established scholars of the complex issues in health justice, while providing a compelling and accessible introduction for those new to this vital, and timely, area of enquiry. Schramme’s book will be of great use to students and researchers alike.
— Peter West-Oram, Lecturer in Bioethics, Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Thomas Schramme's Just Enough Health: Theories of Health Justice is a comprehensive introduction to the topic of health justice and provides a map of theoretical approaches to guide further reading and reflection. It helpfully locates theories of health justice in relation to
conceptual debates about health and disease, as well as theories of social justice.
- Mary Jean Walker, Department of Religion and Philosophy, Hong Kong Baptist University, China
Offers an introduction to the philosophical debates around health justice.
Presents clear conceptual definitions of health, disease and illness and the various theories of justice.
Develops a specific normative argument (sufficientarianism) in the debate on health justice.
Ideal for students interested in the philosophy of medicine, healthcare and public health.