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    • Human Capabilities and Collectivist Justice 

      D'Amato, Claudio (Virginia Tech, 2017-06-05)
      The capability approach to justice, made popular by Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum, has been a stalwart of the human development literature for the last 30 years, and its core ideals underwrite the United Nations' Millennium ...
    • Rawls and capabilities: the current debate [draft] 

      D'Amato, Claudio (Virginia Tech, 2014)
      The capability approach to justice was con-ceived as an alternative to the Rawlsian scholar-ship that became dominant in moral and political philosophy at the end of the XX century. Among other issues, capability theorists ...
    • The road to moral independence: agency, gender, and family in The Last of Us [draft] 

      D'Amato, Claudio (Virginia Tech, 2014)
      ... The Last of Us (TLOU) is one of the most literary games of the modern era, and my personal favorite in a long time, perhaps since the equally well-written Mass Effect 2. It is ripe with moral dilemmas and psychologically ...
    • A "Veritable Jekyll and Hyde" - Epistemic Circularity and Reliabilist Theories of Justification 

      D'Amato, Claudio (Virginia Tech, 2011-04-27)
      In philosophical theories of knowledge (epistemology), justification is a desirable property that oneâ s beliefs ought to have before they can be accepted as part of a rational discourse. Roughly, for internalists about ...