Tyler DesRoches, Arizona State University

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Colloquia

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Fall

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When Do Unhealthy States Harm the One Who is Unhealthy?

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:30 to 13:45

Location: Social Sciences 128

Abstract:
What is the relation between health and well-being? While healthy states may possess intrinsic and instrumental value for the subject in such states, the relation between health and well-being also appears to be a contingent one. If that is correct, then the following question arises: when do unhealthy states harm the one in that state? This talk introduces a new counter-factual account of the harmfulness of unhealthy states.

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