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Published: 17 July 2012

208 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199917549

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Habilitation, Health, and Agency

A Framework for Basic Justice

Lawrence C. Becker

  • The author proposes a theory-independent line of argument, which argues for a specific metric for assessing progress toward justice, but which refrains from endorsing any particular normative distributive principles
  • Argues that we should replace the standard analysis of the circumstances of justice (crystallized by Hume, but implicitly in use since ancient times) with an analysis of the circumstances of habilitation.

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