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Functionings

Jonathan Wolff and Avner De-Shalit

in Disadvantage

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199278268
eISBN:
9780191707902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278268.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter deepens the discussion of the nature of disadvantage by asking: what categories of functionings exhaust those necessary to construct a full philosophical theory of disadvantage? ... More


Concepts and Conceptions: Basic Justice and Habilitation

Lawrence C. Becker

in Habilitation, Health, and Agency: A Framework for Basic Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917549
eISBN:
9780199950454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917549.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Section 1 of this chapter outlines the concept of basic justice and argues that it is worthwhile to confine attention to it for the remainder of the book. Section 2 introduces in some detail the ... More


Reinterpreting the Resource‐Capability View of the Firm: A Case of the Development‐Production Systems of the Japanese Auto‐Makers 1

Takahiro Fujimoto

in The Dynamic Firm: The Role of Technology, Strategy, Organization, and Regions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296041
eISBN:
9780191596070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296045.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

An analysis is made of a firm's evolutionary capabilities using the car industry in general, and Toyota in particular, as an example. The resource view of the firm is extended to look in detail at ... More


Distributive Justice and the Capability for Effective Autonomy

Garrett Wallace Brown

in Grounding Cosmopolitanism: From Kant to the Idea of a Cosmopolitan Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638819
eISBN:
9780748652822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638819.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter attempts to derive some key normative principles inherent in a Kantian scheme of distributive justice. To do so, this chapter looks at Kant's conception of external freedom and social ... More


‘Speaking Back’: The Likely Fate of Hate Speech Policy in the United States and Australia 1

Katharine Gelber

in Speech and Harm: Controversies Over Free Speech

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199236282
eISBN:
9780191741357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236282.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

A central idea within free speech arguments is that the most appropriate response to speech with which one disagrees, or which one finds intolerable, is to speak back. Some scholars have argued there ... More


Natural Law Theory and the General Right to Territory

Cara Nine

in Global Justice and Territory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199580217
eISBN:
9780191741456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580217.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 2 defends the general collective right to territory from the perspective of natural law theory. A general right to territory is a claim to be self-determining over some territory, even if the ... More


Is the Capability Theory an Adequate Normative Theory for Labour Law?

Riccardo Del Punta

in The Capability Approach to Labour Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836087
eISBN:
9780191873447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836087.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The chapter argues how the capability approach, taken essentially as a normative theory, can contribute towards providing a new and updated foundation for labour law. The conditions on the basis of ... More


Introduction: Economic Analysis, Democratic Procedure, and Distributional Assessment in Environmental Policy

Breena Holland

in Allocating the Earth: A Distributional Framework for Protecting Capabilities in Environmental Law and Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199692071
eISBN:
9780191799488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692071.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Economy

This chapter provides a general overview of the central problems in environmental policy that the book addresses. Key limitations of economic analysis and deliberative decision-making are ... More


Bioethics Contra Biopower: Ecological Humanism and Flourishing Life

Bruce Jennings

in Human Flourishing in an Age of Gene Editing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190940362
eISBN:
9780190940379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190940362.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter engages two issues as they bear on genomic editing and the effects of biotechnology on human well-being: (1) how technology influences a reductionistic and manipulative understanding of ... More


Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change: Human Virtues of the Future

Allen Thompson and Jeremy Bendik-Keymer (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017534
eISBN:
9780262301541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017534.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Predictions about global climate change have produced both stark scenarios of environmental catastrophe and purportedly pragmatic ideas about adaptation. This book takes a different perspective, ... More


What Is a Human Right? Dealing with Disagreement

Sandra Fredman

in Comparative Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199689408
eISBN:
9780191768293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199689408.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

While the notion of fundamental human rights attracts general respect, there is little agreement on how we identify rights or their substantive content and application. This chapter addresses several ... More


Robot Friends for Autistic Children: Monopoly Money or Counterfeit Currency?

Alexis Elder

in Robot Ethics 2.0: From Autonomous Cars to Artificial Intelligence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190652951
eISBN:
9780190652982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652951.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Robots seem to have great therapeutic value for patients with autism spectrum disorders. But their usefulness derives from a potentially problematic source: their appealingly friendly presence, which ... More


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