By James Stacey Taylor

ISBN-10: 041589056X

ISBN-13: 9780415890564

ISBN-10: 0415997402

ISBN-13: 9780415997409

This is the 1st quantity within which an account of non-public autonomy is constructed that either captures the contours of this idea because it is utilized in social philosophy and bioethics, and is theoretically grounded in, and part of, modern autonomy thought. James Stacey Taylor’s account is exclusive because it is explicitly a political one, spotting that the attribution of autonomy to brokers depends partially on their relationships with others and never only upon their very own psychological states. the amount is precise in its examples, which contact at the ethics of utilizing inducements to inspire individuals to take part in scientific study, the moral concerns linked to using antibiotics, and the moral foundation for either sufferer confidentiality and proficient consent.

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