Measuring Justice: Primary Goods and Capabilities
  • Measuring Justice: Primary Goods and Capabilities
  • Measuring Justice: Primary Goods and Capabilities

Measuring Justice: Primary Goods and Capabilities

by Harry Brighouse
     
 

This book examines and evaluates two approaches to social justice, the capabilities approach and the primary goods approach.See more details below

Overview

This book examines and evaluates two approaches to social justice, the capabilities approach and the primary goods approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521711470
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2010
Pages:
257
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors vii

Acknowledgments ix

1 Introduction: Social primary goods and capabilities as metrics of justice Ingrid Robeyns and Harry Brighouse 1

Part I Theory 15

2 A critique of the capability approach Thomas Pogge 17

3 Equal opportunity, unequal capability Erin Kelly 61

4 Justifying the capabilities approach to justice Elizabeth Anderson 81

5 Two cheers for capabilities Richard J. Arneson 101

Part II Applications 129

6 Capabilities, opportunity, and health Norman Daniels 131

7 What metric of justice for disabled people? Capability and disability Lorella Terzi 150

8 Primary goods, capabilities, and children Colin M. Macleod 174

9 Education for primary goods or for capabilities? Harry Brighouse Elaine Unterhalter 193

10 Gender and the metric of justice Ingrid Robeyns 215

Part III Concluding Essay 237

11 The place of capability in a theory of justice Amartya Sen 239

Index 254

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