A Just Minimum of Health Care: Selected Texts, Parallel Analysis and Comparative Approach
By: Kenneth F. T. Cust (author)Paperback
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This book offers a comparative analysis of the Canadian and American health care systems, while explicating and criticizing both Norman Daniels' fair equality of opportunity argument for a right to health care and Allen Buchanan's enforced beneficence argument for a right to a decent minimum of health care. Cust advances his argument, based on David Gauthier's Morals by Agreement, that people have a right to a just minimum of health care. The significance of Cust's book is that the main argument is based on four important notions central to contemporary social, moral, and political theory: namely, the notions of liberty, equality, consent, and mutual advantage.
Kenneth F. T. Cust is Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the Department of English and Philosophy at Central Missouri Sate University.
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