Developed Capacities

Some articles on developed, capacities, developed capacities:

Philosophical Aspects Of The Abortion Debate - Philosophical Argumentation On The Moral Issue - The Natural Capacities View
... life, even if it does not actually exhibit them because of not having developed them yet (embryo, infant) or having lost them (severe Alzheimer's) ... Grounding the right to life in essential natural capacities rather than accidental developed capacities is said to have several advantages ... As developed capacities are on a continuum, admitting of greater and lesser degrees—some, for example, are more rational and self-conscious than others—therefore (1) the 'developed capacities’ view must ...

Famous quotes containing the words capacities and/or developed:

    During the first World War women in the United States had a chance to try their capacities in wider fields of executive leadership in industry. Must we always wait for war to give us opportunity? And must the pendulum always swing back in the busy world of work and workers during times of peace?
    Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    All of the valuable qualities ... like helping in the development of others—will not get you to the top at General Motors, were that path open to women.... The characteristics most highly developed in women and perhaps most essential to human beings are the very characteristics that are specifically dysfunctional for success in the world as it is.... They may, however, be the important ones for making the world different.
    Jean Baker Miller (20th century)