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Robustly Healthy Agency

Lawrence C. Becker

in Habilitation, Health, and Agency

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780199917549
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199950454 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917549.003.0006
Robustly Healthy Agency

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This chapter develops a health scale, or metric, ranging from worst to robustly good (basic) health, an adequate marker of which lies in healthy agentic powers. This is an obvious target for habilitation of the sort required by basic justice.

Keywords: health scale; worst health; good health; robustly good health

Chapter.  6090 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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