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The Resource Capabilities and social justice : the political philosophy of Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum, John M. Alexander

Capabilities and social justice : the political philosophy of Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum, John M. Alexander

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Capabilities and social justice : the political philosophy of Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum
Title
Capabilities and social justice
Title remainder
the political philosophy of Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum
Statement of responsibility
John M. Alexander
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Subject
Language
eng
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Alexander, John M
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Sen, Amartya Kumar
  • Nussbaum, Martha Craven
  • Distributive justice
  • Social justice
  • Social choice
  • Merit (Ethics)
  • Resource allocation
Label
Capabilities and social justice : the political philosophy of Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum, John M. Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-180) and index
Contents
The capability approach in perspective -- Sen's critique of utilitarianism -- Forms of utilitarianism -- Hedonism -- Utilitarian liberalism -- Actual and rational preferences -- Utilitarianism and consequentialism -- The logic of sacrifice -- Personal integrity -- Consequentialism versus deontology -- Are human beings rational fools? -- Commitment and plurality of motivations -- Adam Smith, Sen and beyond homo economicus -- The search for alternative paradigms -- Rethinking Rawlsian justice -- The core claims of Rawlsian justice -- Who are the least advantaged? -- Sen's critique -- The dependency critique -- Rawls's response -- Social contract and motivations for social cooperation -- Nussbaum's critique -- Mutual advantage or impartiality? -- The liberal scepticism of the good -- Similar and yet so different -- Towards a capability theory of justice -- Sen : the capability approach defined -- Entitlements and the political economy of hunger -- Functionings and capabilities, achievements and freedom to achieve -- Well-being and agency, control and effective freedom -- Sen and social policy -- Nussbaum : the capability approach philosophized -- Nussbaum, Aristotle and the capability approach -- The list of capabilities -- Anderson : the capability approach democratized -- Capabilities and democratic equality -- Anderson between Sen and Nussbaum -- Objections -- A distinctive non-welfarist approach? -- Functionings or capabilities? -- A sufficientarian approach? -- Three visions, one theory -- Capabilities, morality and politics -- The theory of broad consequentialism -- Rights as side-constraints -- Rights and capabilities in a broad consequentialist perspective -- Pluralistic consequentialism -- Rights : side-constraints or goals? -- Promoting and honouring values -- Rights, consequences and the market -- The ethical limitations of the market -- The welfare state, the minimal state and the market -- The moral limits of consequential reasoning and trade offs -- Neither a prole nor an archangel -- The question of individual responsibility -- Freedom, opportunities and responsibility -- The web of individual and social responsibility -- Dworkin's account of responsibility -- Capability deprivation and failure to insure -- Responsibility-test -- Social norms and policy imperatives -- The art of attaining equilibrium -- Aristotle and Nussbaums hybrid theory of capabilities -- Aristotle's naturalism revisited -- The two concepts of nature in Aristotle's ethics and politics -- Nussbaum's appropriation of Aristotle -- Aristotle's conception of justice -- Justice as lawfulness -- Criteria for distributive justice -- Compassion as a social emotion -- Nussbaum and Aristotle on compassion -- Justice versus compassion -- A public conception? -- Which freedom? what sort of public reasoning? -- Some unanswered questions -- Capabilities as positive freedom -- Authoritarianism or real freedom? -- Basic income and the capability approach -- Capabilities, value construction, and public reasoning -- The features of public reasoning -- Capabilities as content of public reasoning -- Republicanism and the capability approach -- The neo-Roman theory of freedom -- Freedom as non-domination -- Conclusion: Beyond liberal justice
Control code
11324400
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 187 p.
Isbn
9780754661870
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007013124
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn122701491
  • (OCoLC)122701491
  • 11324400
  • (BNAtoc) 2007013124
  • (DLC) 2007013124
  • (OCoLC)227034493
  • (Nz)11324400
Label
Capabilities and social justice : the political philosophy of Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum, John M. Alexander
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-180) and index
Contents
The capability approach in perspective -- Sen's critique of utilitarianism -- Forms of utilitarianism -- Hedonism -- Utilitarian liberalism -- Actual and rational preferences -- Utilitarianism and consequentialism -- The logic of sacrifice -- Personal integrity -- Consequentialism versus deontology -- Are human beings rational fools? -- Commitment and plurality of motivations -- Adam Smith, Sen and beyond homo economicus -- The search for alternative paradigms -- Rethinking Rawlsian justice -- The core claims of Rawlsian justice -- Who are the least advantaged? -- Sen's critique -- The dependency critique -- Rawls's response -- Social contract and motivations for social cooperation -- Nussbaum's critique -- Mutual advantage or impartiality? -- The liberal scepticism of the good -- Similar and yet so different -- Towards a capability theory of justice -- Sen : the capability approach defined -- Entitlements and the political economy of hunger -- Functionings and capabilities, achievements and freedom to achieve -- Well-being and agency, control and effective freedom -- Sen and social policy -- Nussbaum : the capability approach philosophized -- Nussbaum, Aristotle and the capability approach -- The list of capabilities -- Anderson : the capability approach democratized -- Capabilities and democratic equality -- Anderson between Sen and Nussbaum -- Objections -- A distinctive non-welfarist approach? -- Functionings or capabilities? -- A sufficientarian approach? -- Three visions, one theory -- Capabilities, morality and politics -- The theory of broad consequentialism -- Rights as side-constraints -- Rights and capabilities in a broad consequentialist perspective -- Pluralistic consequentialism -- Rights : side-constraints or goals? -- Promoting and honouring values -- Rights, consequences and the market -- The ethical limitations of the market -- The welfare state, the minimal state and the market -- The moral limits of consequential reasoning and trade offs -- Neither a prole nor an archangel -- The question of individual responsibility -- Freedom, opportunities and responsibility -- The web of individual and social responsibility -- Dworkin's account of responsibility -- Capability deprivation and failure to insure -- Responsibility-test -- Social norms and policy imperatives -- The art of attaining equilibrium -- Aristotle and Nussbaums hybrid theory of capabilities -- Aristotle's naturalism revisited -- The two concepts of nature in Aristotle's ethics and politics -- Nussbaum's appropriation of Aristotle -- Aristotle's conception of justice -- Justice as lawfulness -- Criteria for distributive justice -- Compassion as a social emotion -- Nussbaum and Aristotle on compassion -- Justice versus compassion -- A public conception? -- Which freedom? what sort of public reasoning? -- Some unanswered questions -- Capabilities as positive freedom -- Authoritarianism or real freedom? -- Basic income and the capability approach -- Capabilities, value construction, and public reasoning -- The features of public reasoning -- Capabilities as content of public reasoning -- Republicanism and the capability approach -- The neo-Roman theory of freedom -- Freedom as non-domination -- Conclusion: Beyond liberal justice
Control code
11324400
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 187 p.
Isbn
9780754661870
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007013124
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn122701491
  • (OCoLC)122701491
  • 11324400
  • (BNAtoc) 2007013124
  • (DLC) 2007013124
  • (OCoLC)227034493
  • (Nz)11324400

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