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Author Wright, Will.

Title The social logic of health / Will Wright
Published Hanover : University Press of New England [for] Wesleyan University Press, [1994]


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Description xxiv, 215 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Introduction: The Concept of Health -- Ch. 1. The Health of Humans -- Ch. 2. The Problem of Criteria -- Ch. 3. The Medical View: The Body as Morally Neutral -- Ch. 4. Mental Health: The Adjustable Mind -- Ch. 5. The Human Meaning of Health -- Ch. 6. Social Health: The Evaluation of Institutions -- Ch. 7. Social Theory and Health: The Assumed Contradiction -- Ch. 8. The Moral and Political Certainty of Health -- Conclusion: The Significance of Concepts
Notes Originally published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1982. With new pref
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [207]-212) and index
Subject Social medicine.
Medicine -- Philosophy.
Philosophy, Medical.
Attitude to Health.
Genre/Form Catalogs.
LC no. 94034212
ISBN 0819562831 paperback