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Biomedical Research, Neglected Diseases, and Well-Ordered Science

Reiss, Julian and Kitcher, Philip (2009) Biomedical Research, Neglected Diseases, and Well-Ordered Science. THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 24 (3). pp. 263-282. ISSN 2171-679X

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Abstract

In this paper we make a proposal for reforming biomedical research that is aimed to align research more closely with the so-called fair-share principle according to which the proportions of global resources assigned to different diseases should agree with the ratios of human suffering associated with those diseases.


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Item Type: Published Article or Volume
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Reiss, Julianreiss@fwb.eur.nl
Kitcher, Philippsk16@columbia.edu
Additional Information: ISSN: 0495-4548 (print)
Keywords: biomedical research, neglected diseases, well-ordered science
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Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2014 22:34
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2014 21:54
Item ID: 10351
Journal or Publication Title: THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science
Publisher: Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea / Universidad del País Vasco
Official URL: http://www.ehu.es/ojs/index.php/THEORIA/article/vi...
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1387/theoria.696
Date: 2009
Page Range: pp. 263-282
Volume: 24
Number: 3
ISSN: 2171-679X
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/10351

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