Rolf E. Sartorius
U of Minnesota Press, 1983 - Political Science - 287 pages
Paternalism was first published in 1984. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.
Over a hundred years of controversy have established that the antipaternalistic principle so passionately argued by Mill in On Liberty is anything but simple. There are difficulties in interpreting the principle, in reconciling it with Mill's general utilitarian position, and defending it under any particular interpretation. The fourteen essays collected in Paternalism represent the shape philosophical discussions have taken in the past decade and include the classical contemporary statements as well as important new work. This book will provide philosophers, policymakers, doctors, lawyers, and students with all the major arguments that are part of the current controversy.
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Covers different types of paternalism which are endorsed because of the pressing needs OR opportunities they hope to address. Read full review
Persuasion and Coercion for Health
Paternalism and the Mildly Retarded
Paternalistic Grounds for Involuntary Civil
Some Second Thoughts
Paternalism Freedom Identity and Commitment