The Theory and Practice of Autonomy

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Cambridge University Press, Aug 26, 1988 - Philosophy
This important new book develops a new concept of autonomy. The notion of autonomy has emerged as central to contemporary moral and political philosophy, particularly in the area of applied ethics. professor Dworkin examines the nature and value of autonomy and uses the concept to analyse various practical moral issues such as proxy consent in the medical context, paternalism, and entrapment by law enforcement officials.
 

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Contents

Practice
83
Epilogue
161
Bibliography
167

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