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Heeger, Robert; Musschenga, Albert W.
March 1999
Ethical Theory & Moral Practice;Mar1999, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
The article focuses on quality of life, which is not a concept invented by philosophers. It was first used by people to criticize the dominance of quantitative aims and standards in social policy and also in health care. Empirical scientists looking for a definition of quality of life touched up on philosophical discussions about happiness, satisfaction, pleasure and their interrelations. Philosophers have tremendously contributed to the clarification of the concept of quality of life.


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