Publisher description for Air, the environment and public health / Anthony S. Kessel.


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Anthony Kessel explores the changing conceptions of air and health alongside historical developments in public health, and critically examines contemporary problems--conceptual, scientific, philosophical and ethical--in public health theory and practice. His book is a unique blend of public health science, history of medicine, ethics and philosophy. Its multi-disciplinary approach will be of interest to students as well as professionals in public health, environmental health, medicine, history of medicine, environmental philosophy, and medical ethics.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Air -- Health aspects -- History.
Air -- Pollution -- History.
Public health -- History.
Public health -- Philosophy.