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Loredana Huzum, Capabilismul şi sănătatea


Capabilism and Health

In this paper, I seek to achieve three objectives. The first is to present the main ideas and arguments of capabilism as a theory of health justice, as it was recently developed by Jennifer Prah Ruger and Sridhar Venkatapuram. The second is to show that this theory can successfully deal with the most important objections so far against it. Nevertheless, I also argue that we need to be cautious about the idea that capabilism is the best theory of health justice we have until now. At least for now, capabilism has a major disadvantage against its main rival – namely, Rawlsianism – in theorizing health justice. The disadvantage lies in the fact that, unlike Rawlsianism, capabilism is not yet a complete theory of (social and, consequently, health) justice.
Keywords: capabilism, health, justice, Rawlsianism, Jennifer Prah Ruger, Sridhar Venkatapuram

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