Benedict Rumbold
Nottingham University
In recent years, there has been increasing recognition of both the philosophical questions engendered by the idea of a human right to health and the potential of philosophical analysis to help in the formulation of better policy. In this article, I attempt to locate recent work on the moral right to health in a number of historically established conceptions, with the aim of providing a map of the conceptual landscape as to the claims expressed by such a right.
Keywords Right to health  Socio-economic rights  Political Philosophy
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DOI 10.1080/13698230.2014.995505
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