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A Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health event - "Ethical Issues in the Prioritization of Health Resources"

Ethical Issues in the Prioritization of Health Resources, Apr 23-24, 2009


Slides for Day Two

Slides for Day Two: Friday, April 24, 2009

Session 1

8:30 AM

Introduction

Slides | Paper
Session Chair: Dan Brock
Director, Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health

8:45 AM

Should a great number of small gains in health outweigh a small number of very large benefits?

Slides | Paper
Weyma Lübbe
Chairwoman, Department of Philosophy, Leipzig University

9:30 AM

Aggregation

Paper
Iwao Hirose
Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and McGill School of the Environment, McGill University

10:30 AM

Comment

Shelly Kagan
Clark Professor of Philosophy, Yale University

Session 2

1:30 PM

Introduction

Session Chair: Dan Wikler
Saltonstall Professor of Population Ethics, Harvard School of Public Health

1:45 PM

Is ethical priority-setting a matter of ensuring the fair distribution of prospects or outcomes?

Paper | Handout
Larry Temkin
Professor, Department of Philosophy, Rutgers University

2:30 PM

Fair Chances/Best Outcomes

Paper
Eric Rakowski
Edward C. Halbach Jr. Professor of Law, University of California Berkeley School of Law

3:30 PM

Comment

James Hammitt
Professor of Economics and Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health