Biomedical Research, Neglected Diseases, and Well-Ordered Science

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Published Mar 17, 2010
Julian Reiss Philip Kitcher

Abstract

In this paper we make a proposal for reforming biomedical research that is aimed to align re-search more closely with the so-called fair-share principle according to which the proportions of global resources as-signed to different diseases should agree with the ratios of human suffering associated with those diseases.

How to Cite

Reiss, J., & Kitcher, P. (2010). Biomedical Research, Neglected Diseases, and Well-Ordered Science. THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 24(3), 263–282. https://doi.org/10.1387/theoria.696
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Keywords

biomedical research, neglected diseases, well-ordered science

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