Med Health Care Philos 2020 Dec;23(4):735-742
Stockholm Centre for Healthcare Ethics (CHE), LIME, Karolinska Institutet, Tomtebodavägen 18 A, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden.
Luck egalitarianism, a theory of distributive justice, holds that inequalities which arise due to individuals' imprudent choices must not, as a matter of justice, be neutralized. This article deals with the possible application of luck egalitarianism to the area of health care. It seeks to investigate whether the ethos of luck egalitarianism can be operationalized to the point of informing health care policy without straying from its own ideals. Read More