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Zara Anwarzai
Indiana University, Bloomington
Ricky Mouser
Indiana University, Bloomington
Abstract
Building on work by Peterman, Aas, and Wasserman (2021), we modify their prospective benefit analysis to include only medically-relevant information about patients as persons without reference to their broader lives. Because patients (not their lives) must be treated equally, we argue that patients are the appropriate targets of allocative justification. We go on to challenge some of our current data-collection practices on this basis.
Keywords personal well-being  quality of life  disorders of consciousness  prospective benefit analysis
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DOI 10.1080/21507740.2021.1904054
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