His critique could be salvaged by holding that the ambit of legitimate government activity is limited to the provision and distribution of primary goods.
However, we argue, second, that Kramer’s own aspirational perfectionism also runs afoul of this restriction, because his conception of warranted self-respect is not a primary good.
A central aim of that book is to critique existing liberal perfectionist theories, which he labels “edificatory,” and to defend a different such theory, which he calls “aspirational.” Edificatory perfectionism holds that governments ought to promote citizens’ well-being directly by inducing them to live lives that are more wholesome, cultivated, or autonomous.
There will also be a list of synonyms for your answer.
The synonyms have been arranged depending on the number of charachters so that they're easy to find.
Daniel Davis, the Executive Director of the President's Council on Bioethics, is present as the Official Government Representative. So I spent a certain amount of time thinking how I could be most useful to the Committee.
Churchland's presentation, we'll have an open discussion by the Council Members and we'll begin immediately to try to keep ourselves on schedule. I looked over the working paper prepared by Adam Schulman and this was after I had accepted your invitation and I was really quite daunted, because it's such a wonderful document that I felt I really might not have much to add.