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v. ha·bil·i·tat·ed, ha·bil·i·tat·ing, ha·bil·i·tates
1. To clothe.
2. To fit out or equip (a mine) for operation.
3. Obsolete To impart an ability or capacity to.
To qualify oneself for a post or office.

[Medieval Latin habilitāre, habilitāt-, to enable, from Latin habilis, able; see habile.]

ha·bil′i·ta′tion n.
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The study began as his February 2016 habilitation thesis at the University of Kanstanz.
It so happened that the conference and the habilitation thesis deal with the same topic and materialized around the same time.
The formal procedure put the decision to award or reject the lectureship into the hands of the faculty council on the basis of two reports of its members on the habilitation thesis.
After all, this text was already retrospective in itself, serving as his habilitation thesis meant to review the assumed coherence and trajectory of his published work (and promote him to the lofty status of research director in the French academy).
This English version is a summary of the full study, which was presented as her Habilitation thesis in history and cultural studies at the Free University Berlin, and will soon be published in German.
In his habilitation thesis of 1881, Whether Legal Rights and Relationships Are Economic Goods, Bohm-Bawerk disputes the claim that rights are different from the goods to which they give title: "A legal right or the legalized power of disposal over a thing is nothing more nor less than a necessary reinforcement supplied by a politically organized state of the physical power which is needed by the owner of a good as a condition of its economic utilization (Shorter Classics of Bohm-Bawerk, 1962, 58f.
Following his (postdoctoral) habilitation thesis on Montesquieu he was first appointed to a German faculty, and was later to be Chair of Romance Philology at the Universities of Dresden, Greifswald, Halle and East Berlin.
Kupczak begins with a review of the early writings of Wojtyla in philosophy, concentrating on Wojtyla's habilitation thesis on the possibility of formulating a Christian ethics according to the system of Max Scheler (not yet translated into English) and on the Lublin Lectures (published in Polish as Wyklady lubelskie, in German as Lubliner Vorlesungen, and soon to be forthcoming in English as Lectures from Lublin [New York: Peter Lang]).