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Personal Autonomy New Essays on Personal Autonomy and Its Role in Contemporary Moral Philosophy

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ISBN-10: 0521732344

ISBN-13: 9780521732345

Edition: 2008

Authors: James Stacey Taylor

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This volume brings together original essays addressing the theoretical foundations of the concept of autonomy, as well as essays investigating the relationship between autonomy and moral responsibility, freedom, political philosophy, and medical ethics. Written by prominent philosophers currently in these areas, the book represents cutting-edge research on the nature and value of autonomy and will be essential reading for a broad range of philosophers as well as psychologists.
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Book details

List price: $28.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 362
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

James Stacey Taylor is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at The College of New Jersey. He is the author of Stakes and Kidneys (Ashgate, 2005) and the editor of Personal Autonomy: New Essays (Cambridge, 2005).

Theoretical Approaches to Personal Autonomy
Planning agency, autonomous agency
Autonomy without free will
Autonomy and the paradox of self-creation
Agnostic autonomism
Feminist intuitions and the normative substance of autonomy
Autonomy and personal integration Laura
Responsibility, applied ethics, and complex autonomy theories
Autonomy, Freedom and Moral Responsibility
Autonomy and free agency
The relationship between autonomous and morally responsible agency
Alternative possibilities and personal autonomy Ishtiyaque Haji
Freedom within reason
The Expanding Role of Personal Autonomy
Procedural autonomy and liberal legitimacy John Christman
The concept of autonomy in bioethics: an unwarranted fall from grace
Who deserves autonomy and whose autonomy deserves respect?
Autonomy, diminished life, and the threshold for use