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Courses at the Centre for Philosophy, Justice and Health

Sickle Cell Anaemia. . EM Unit, UCL Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Wellcome Images. This image shows 2 red blood cells, the one in front is displaying the characteristic "sickle-shape" (a flattened 'C' shape) common to the disease.

MA Course: Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Health

This unique programme equips students to play an informed role in debates concerning distributive justice and health. It explores the central ethical, economic and political problems facing health policy in the UK and abroad, especially in relation to social justice. The course covers relevant areas of moral and political theory, economics, and political and historical analysis. Find out more, and how to apply, here.

Online Short Course: Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Health

This online only short course runs for fifteen weeks from 27 January 2014, and provides an excellent introduction to the work of the Centre. The course explores some some key ethical, economic and political problems facing health policy
in the UK, such as health inequalities, rationing of healthcare, and how far the state should go in promoting healthy behaviours. Find out more, and how to apply, here.

Seminars

The Centre runs a Research Seminar in Philosophy, Justice and Health each Autumn term. Autumn 2012's seminar was on autonomy and mental capacity. Previous seminar series have examined health inequalities, and the capability approach to health.