Well-being

Well-being

Its Meaning, Measurement, and Moral Importance

Book - 1986
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"Well-being," "welfare," "utility," and "quality of life," all closely related concepts, are at the center of morality, politics, law, and economics. Griffin's book, while primarily a volume of moral philosophy, is relevant to all of these subjects. Griffin offers answers to three central questions about well-being: what is the best way to understand it, can it be measured, and where should it fit in moral and political thought. With its breadth of investigation and depth of insight, this work holds significance for philosophers as well as for those interested in political and economic theory and jurisprudence.
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press, 1986
ISBN: 9780198249030
0198249039
Branch Call Number: BJ1012 .G75 1986
Characteristics: xii, 412 p. ; 22 cm

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