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The theory and practice of autonomy

Responsibility Gerald Dworkin
Series Cambridge studies in philosophy / general editor, Ernest Sosa
Material Type Book
Publisher Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
Year 1988
Language English
Size xiii, 173 p. ; 22 cm
Abstract 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. P...ofessor Dworkin examines the nature and value of autonomy and used the concept to analyze various practical moral issues such as proxy consent in the medical context, paternalism, and entrapment by law enforcement officials.
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 used the concept to analyze various practical moral issues such as proxy consent in the medical context, paternalism, and entrapment by law enforcement officials.
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Holdings

:pbk Central Library ASRS 050212000016246 150/D 99 1988

Central Library 2A 068582192010658 150/D 92/1 1989

Bibliographic details

Notes Bibliography: p. 167-169
Includes index
Authors *Dworkin, Gerald
Subjects LCSH:Ethics
LCSH:Autonomy
Classification LCC:BJ1031
DC19:170
NDC8:150
ID 1000514254
ISBN 0521344522
NCID BA04570616
Vol : hard covers ; ISBN:0521344522
: pbk ; ISBN:0521357675
Created Date 2009.09.14
Modified Date 2009.09.14

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