The Capabilities Approach
Martha Nussbaum and Amartya Sen place it in the service of liberalism. Rutger Claassen fits it under perfectionism. Which view gets it right? — Philosophers who study justice theorize how societies can treat their members fairly and increase everyone’s well-being. One of the most famous frameworks for approaching these questions, the capabilities approach, was developed primarily by philosopher Martha Nussbaum and philosopher-economist Amartya Sen.