|Person, philosophy: A thinking and sentient being that distinguishes itself from others. In the course of the history of philosophy, further determinations have been agreed on or disregarded, e.g. rationality, autonomy, not-being-able-to-be-possessed. While the human and his body age, the person has no temporal stages. See also individual, law, continuants, identity._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
|Brocker I 904
Person/Skills/Nussbaum: Nussbaum emphasises that at the centre of her theory (>Capabilities/Nussbaum) are individual capabilities as possibilities that must be guaranteed but which are at the discretion of the individual - at least for adult, responsible citizens.(1)
Brocker I 905
Despite respect for citizens' desires, actions and decisions, according to Nussbaum there is also a need for a critical examination of wishes (and thus also of approaches such as social choice, which refer more directly than the capabilities approach to citizens' preferences). >Preferences/Nussbaum.
1. Martha C. Nussbaum, Women and Human Development. The Capabilities Approach, Cambridge 2000, p. 87
Sandra Seubert, „Martha C. Nussbaum, Women and Human Development (2000)“, in:Manfred Brocker (Hg.) Geschichte des politischen Denkens. Das 20. Jahrhundert. Frankfurt/M. 2018_____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Geschichte des politischen Denkens. Das 20. Jahrhundert Frankfurt/M. 2018