A. C. Michalos

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INTRODUCTION There is a lack of information on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) for Aboriginal diabetic people. OBJECTIVE To investigate HRQOL among aboriginal diabetics living in an isolated, rural Canadian community. METHODS DESIGN Mixed methods: (1) A mailed health-related survey; and (2) a population based retrospective chart review. (More)
The structure of this paper is as follows. There is a review of some of the anomalies that have been encountered by social indicators researchers section “Anomalies as Prods to Research”, and an overview of studies exploring various explanatory hypotheses of the anomalies section “Overview of Previous Research”. Plausible next steps are considered in the(More)
The aim of this paper is to critically evaluate the thesis that ethics counselors constitute a new priesthood in the pejorative sense of this term. In defense of the thesis, an account is given of the diverse variety of fundamental ideas about ethics or morality. The underlying argument is simply that there is such a diversity of opinion about so many(More)
We use life-satisfaction surveys (assembling the average scores for 74 countries) as a starting point for weighting the various factors that determine quality of life. A regression analysis suggests that as many as nine indicators have a significant influence, and can be turned into an equation explaining more than 80% of the variation in countries’(More)
For a moral consequentialist, the connection between business ethics and quality of life is very close and direct. In general, moral philosophers may be divided into two very broad groups: deontologists and consequentialists. Deontologists hold that some human actions are inherently morally good or evil—for example, murder is inherently bad, whereas telling(More)
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