Health, happiness and health promotion

J Appl Philos. 2005;22(1):1-15. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-5930.2005.00288.x.


This article claims that health promotion is best practiced in the light of an Aristotelian conception of the good life for humans and of the place of health within it.

MeSH terms

  • Coercion
  • Freedom
  • Happiness*
  • Health Promotion* / ethics
  • Health*
  • Human Characteristics
  • Humans
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Philosophy, Medical*
  • Virtues