Miles Little


Miles Little

Miles Little is Emeritus Professor at the Centre for Values, Ethics and Law in Medicine, which he founded in 1995 at the University of Sydney. Miles works in various ways to help keep medicine in touch with its moral base.See all posts by Miles Little

‘Nanny state’ accusations can function as powerful rhetorical weapons against interventions that are intended to benefit people. This blog, based on our recent academic paper, offers suggestions both to help public health advocates develop effective defences against nanny-state accusations and to ensure that public health interventions are well justified.

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