Personal Autonomy: New Essays on Personal Autonomy and its Role in Contemporary Moral Philosophy available in Paperback
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- Cambridge University Press
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.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
James Stacey Taylor is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at The College of New Jersey.
Table of ContentsIntroduction James Stacey Taylor; Part I. Theoretical Approaches to Personal Autonomy: 1. Planning agency, autonomous agency Michael Bratman; 2. Autonomy without free will Bernard Berofsky; 3. Autonomy and the paradox of self-creation Robert Noggle; 4. Agnostic autonomism Alfred Mele; 5. Feminist intuitions and the normative substance of autonomy Paul Benson; 6. Autonomy and personal integration Laura Waddell Ekstrom; 7. Responsibility, applied ethics, and complex autonomy theories Normy Arpaly; Part II. Autonomy, Freedom and Moral Responsibility: 8. Autonomy and free agency Marina A. L. Oshana; 9. The relationship between autonomous and morally responsible agency Michael McKenna; 10. Alternative possibilities and personal autonomy Ishtiyaque Haji; 11. Freedom within reason Susan Wolf; Part III. The Expanding Role of Personal Autonomy: 12. Procedural autonomy and liberal legitimacy John Christman; 13. The concept of autonomy in bioethics: an unwarranted fall from grace Thomas May; 14. Who deserves autonomy and whose autonomy deserves respect? Tom L. Beauchamp; 15. Autonomy, diminished life, and the threshold for use R. G. Frey.