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Autonomy and paternalism

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The aim of the thesis is to develop a theory of autonomy-respecting paternalism which delineates an area of morally permissible paternalistic interference. Paternalism is defined as any infringement of a prima facie right to non-interference for the purpose of protecting or promoting the recipient's well-being. It is argued that autonomy involves not only liberty of action, but also the achievement of self-construction and self-control. The role of rational reflection in the achievement o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Literae Humaniores
Role:
Author
Publication date:
1985
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602357809
URN:
uuid:811ba39b-7535-4586-8089-91b8459c3bb5
Local pid:
td:602357809
Language:
English
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