☁ [PDF / Epub] ☀ Habilitation Health and Agency By Lawrence C. Becker ✎ – Oaklandjobs.co.uk Lawrence C Becker introduces an unconventional set of background ideas for future philosophical work on normative theories of basic justice The organizing concept is habilitation the process of euippi Lawrence C Becker introduces an unconventional set of background ideas for future philosophical work on normative theories of basic justice The organizing concept is habilitation the process of euipping a person or thing with functional abilities or capacities The specific proposals drawn from the concept of habilitation are independent of any particular set of distributive principles The result is a Habilitation Health eBook ¶ framework for theory that includes a metric for the pursuit of basic justice but not a normative theory of itThe basic idea is that receiving and providing habilitation is a lifelong necessity for human beings from their nearly helpless newborn state through their struggles to survive and thrive thereafter even into the most severe diminishments of old age This lifelong human necessity underlies all uestions about basic justice and the possibilities for habilitation define the circumstances under which those uestions ariseFocusing on the circumstances of habilitation calls attention to the central role of physical and psychological health Without basic good health in both domains it is not possible to cope with the habilitative demands of one's physical and psychological endowments and one's physical and social environments And for human beings a particular aspect of human health effectively sums up these matters namely human agency; the nature and extent of the ability to act effectivelyThe book proposes specifically that normative theories of basic justice adopt the habilitation framework What then appears to follow is that the most plausible comprehensive metric for assessing progress toward basic justice will be the level and distribution of basic good health Moreover achieving robustly healthy agency will be the most plausible tactical target for making progress toward basic justice no matter what one's favored distributive principles might be.
- 195 pages
- Habilitation Health and Agency
- Lawrence C. Becker
- 27 December 2015 Lawrence C. Becker