Social and Legal Philosophy
Colloquium Series 2014
Justice and Feasibility
Professor Norman Daniels
Mary B. Saltonstall Professor & Professor of Ethics and
Population Health, Harvard
Wednesday 19 March 2014, 4-7pm
Biography of the speaker
Norman Daniels is Mary B. Saltonstall Professor and Professor of Ethics and Population Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. Formerly Goldthwaite Professor, Chair of the Tufts Philosophy Department, and Professor of Medical Ethics at Tufts Medical School, where he taught from 1969 until 2002, he has degrees from Wesleyan (B.A. Summa, 1964), Balliol College, Oxford (BA, First Honors, 1966), and Harvard (PhD, Plympton Dissertation Prize, 1971). He has published 11 books and over 200 articles in anthologies and journals. His current research focuses on adapting the "benchmarks of fairness" for use in less developed countries (WHO Bulletin, 2000, 2005), and developing fair process for priority and limit setting decisions about resource allocation in various settings, including the new Mexican health insurance plan (Health Affairs 2003, Lancet 2005). At Harvard, Professor Daniels also serves on the Instructional Committee for Global Health and Health Policy (GHHP).
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