Amartya Sen‘s capability approach and its relation with John Rawls‘ justice as fairness.

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2021-3-10
Esmer, Songül
This thesis aims to examineAmartya Sen‘s capability approach and its relation with John Rawls‘ ―justice as fairness.‖In order to reveal Sen‘s capability approach,John Rawls‘ justice as fairnessis explained asit has a significant influence on Sen‘s capability approach,andSen‘s critiques of justice as fairness and transcendental approach to justice are discussed,aswere thestarting pointsof Sen‘s capability approach.While analyzingthe capability approach, the concept of justice and theory of justice areanalyzed through contemporary political philosophy‘s two most debated and crucialtheories of justice.
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S. Esmer, “Amartya Sen‘s capability approach and its relation with John Rawls‘ justice as fairness.,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2021.