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Taking responsibility for health in an epistemically polluted environment.

Abstract:

Lifestyle-related factors are responsible for a huge burden of disease (Yoon et al. 2014). Many people have responded to this fact by urging regulation as a means of improving health. Such regulation might be imposed by government (say through laws governing serving sizes), or through the actions of corporations (say reducing sugar in their products). Opposing such measures are a group of individuals who believe that individuals should make healthy choices for themselves, without such handhol...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
WT104848/Z/14/Z
Publisher:
Springer
Journal:
Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics. More from this journal
Volume:
39
Issue:
2
Pages:
123–141
Publication date:
2018-07-28
Acceptance date:
2018-02-05
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EISSN:
1573-1200
ISSN:
1386-7415
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pubs:823130
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uuid:6bd70f65-fccb-4498-9208-1df4fc77eaba
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pubs:823130
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2018-02-08

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