Happiness is unarguably considered one of the great aims of life. But finding happiness can be a frustrating and confusing process as there are numbers of philosophical pathways to get there. Martha Nussbaum and Amartya Sen's Capability Approach cuts through this confusion and offers a single way to ensure well-being for each and every person. On this episode we explore the Capability Approach and consider a way toward implementing it using a challenging philosophical thought problem.
The following is utilized under a Creative Commons 4.0 License:
1. BenJamin Banger – “Bobby Drake”, "New Horizons", "JB", "King Jaffe Joe", "Church"
2. Chris Zabriskie – “Fly Inverted Past a Jenny” and "Another Version of You"
3. Pipe Choir – “Exit Exit”
4. Chuki Beats - "Soul"
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