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  1. Beyond ‘Having Reason to Value’: Why We Should Adopt a Procedure-Independent and Value-Neutral Definition of Capabilities.Morten Fibieger Byskov - forthcoming - Journal of Economic Methodology:1-18.
    ABSTRACTSen has famously defined the notion of capabilities as the doings and beings that we ‘have reason to value,’ which is still widely regarded within the capability literature as the correct or only definition of the concept of capabilities. In this paper, I argue that capability theorists should abandon Sen’s definition because it suffers from two issues - namely, procedure-dependence and value-ladeness - that make it unsuitable to encompass the many different applications of the capability approach and the capability terminology. (...)
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