Public Health Ethics 10 (2) (2017)

Anna Alexandrova
Cambridge University
In Valuing Health, Dan Hausman argues that well-being is not measurable, at least not in the way that science and policy would require. His argument depends on a demanding conception of well-being and on a pessimistic verdict upon the existing measures of subjective well-being. Neither of these reasons, I argue, warrant as much skepticism as Hausman professes.
Keywords well-being  measurement  psychometrics
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DOI 10.1093/phe/phw015
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