Thesis icon

Thesis

Authenticity and the ethics of self-change

Abstract:

This dissertation focuses on the concept of authenticity and its implications for our projects of self-creation, particularly those involving the use of "enhancement technologies" (such as stimulant drugs, "mood brighteners", or brain stimulation). After an introduction to the concept of authenticity and the enhancement debate in the first part of the thesis, part 2 considers the main analyses of authenticity in the contemporary philosophical literature. It begins with those emphasizing

Expand abstract

Actions


Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
Department:
Humanities Division - Philosophy Faculty
Role:
Author

Contributors

Role:
Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:d0951619-9026-4cf3-a8db-0a2cea132534
Local pid:
ora:11765

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP