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Individual Autonomy and Civil Liberties

Joseph Chan

in Confucian Perfectionism: A Political Philosophy for Modern Times

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158617
eISBN:
9781400848690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158617.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces a new Confucian perfectionist approach to individual autonomy and civil liberties. Confucianism has often been criticized for failing to recognize individual autonomy. But ... More


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION IN LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC SOCIETIES: THE QUESTION OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND AUTONOMY

Walter Feinberg

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The essays in Part III of the book, on liberal constraints and traditionalist education, argue for a more regulatory conception of liberal education and emphasize the need for some controls over ... More


Can Virtue Be Taught?

Robert Merrihew Adams

in A Theory of Virtue: Excellence in Being for the Good

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199207510
eISBN:
9780191708824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207510.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter sketches a map of the ground to be covered in education for virtue, organized around a progression of three types of tasks of moral education. It is argued that society is pretty ... More


A Parliament of Souls: Limits and Renewals 2

Stephen R. L. Clark

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198242369
eISBN:
9780191680458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242369.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book is part of a trilogy based on the Stanton Lectures in the Philosophy of Religion delivered at the University of Cambridge in 1986–8. This second volume attempts to restate a traditional ... More


Autonomy and Hate Speech

C. Edwin Baker

in Extreme Speech and Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes the rationale that a full protection theory of free speech — a theory based on respect for individual autonomy — would give for protecting hate speech. It then notes that such ... More


The Myth of Rights: The Purposes and Limits of Constitutional Rights

Ashutosh Bhagwat

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377781
eISBN:
9780199775842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377781.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

What is a constitutional right? If asked, most Americans would say that it is an entitlement to act as one pleases — i.e., that rights protect autonomy. That understanding, however, is wrong; it is, ... More


Treating People as Individuals

Benjamin Eidelson

in Philosophical Foundations of Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664313
eISBN:
9780191748486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664313.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter offers an account of the duty to treat people as individuals, and argues that this distinctive obligation forms an important thread in the moral case against much discrimination. ... More


Legal Limits: When does Autonomy in Health Care Prevail?

Anne Flamme and Heidi Forster

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

In an attempt to locate the boundary between individual autonomy and the state’s power to intervene in health-care decision-making, this chapter describes how particular courts understand or depict ... More


Is there an obligation to participate in medical research? 1

Stephen John

in The Limits of Consent: A socio-ethical approach to human subject research in medicine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231461
eISBN:
9780191723858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231461.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that proper awareness of the benefits generated by medical research leads to the conclusion that within a society such as the UK, where everyone has a guarantee of future access ... More


Audiences: Interpretation and Consumption

Nicholas Garnham

in Emancipation, the Media, and Modernity: Arguments about the Media and Social Theory

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742258
eISBN:
9780191695001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742258.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter presents a discussion of the audience or consumers of symbolic forms. It argues the underlying current debate about the audience and the effects of the media are debates, stemming from ... More


Civil Society and Academic Debate in Russia 1905–1914

David Wartenweiler

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207825
eISBN:
9780191677816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207825.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a study of the impact of liberal academic ideas on the concept of civil society in Russia in the years following the revolution of 1905. The changes that resulted from the revolution ... More


Feminist Sexual Futures

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This concluding chapter argues that the 1940s and 1950s gave rise to two alternative norms, both of which have exerted powerful historical influence in distinct ways. The first is ... More


Democracy and ecological governance – a balancing act

Lennart J. Lundqvist

in Sweden and Ecological Governance: Straddling the Fence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069024
eISBN:
9781781700549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069024.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter highlights the importance of achieving the right balance between democracy and ecological governance. It explains that while ecological governance for sustainability must profoundly ... More


Capitalizing on Autonomy

Evan Watkins

in Literacy Work in the Reign of Human Capital

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264223
eISBN:
9780823266753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264223.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Yochai Benkler's notion of individual autonomy and compares it to Gary Becker's model of human capital. In particular, it juxtaposes Becker's “mindset 1” industrial investor in ... More


Equality, identity and disability

Steven R. Smith

in Equality and diversity: Value incommensurability and the politics of recognition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426079
eISBN:
9781447302209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426079.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores equality, identity, disability and other related themes, and argues that, consistent with social work codes of ethics and mainstream social policy objectives, the disability ... More


Morality of Indian Conviviality II: Friendship Amongst the Café Culture

Teresa Platz Robinson

in Café Culture in Pune: Being Young and Middle Class in Urban India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099437
eISBN:
9780199083008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099437.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 4 examines the distinct character of the café culture friendships and its relation to Indian personhood. Friends often spent more time in company of each other than with their families. ... More


Anti-Perfectionism and Autonomy: Rawls and Richards on Neutrality and the Harm Principle

Robert P. George

in Making Men Moral: Civil Liberties and Public Morality

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260240
eISBN:
9780191682063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260240.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the liberal argument against the enforcement of moral laws. There are two major arguments against the enforcement of moral laws. The first is the anti-perfectionist argument, ... More


Relative Justice: Cultural Diversity, Free Will, and Moral Responsibility

Tamler Sommers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139937
eISBN:
9781400840250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139937.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

When can we be morally responsible for our behavior? Is it fair to blame people for actions that are determined by heredity and environment? Can we be responsible for the actions of relatives or ... More


Café Culture in Pune: Being Young and Middle Class in Urban India

Teresa Platz Robinson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099437
eISBN:
9780199083008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099437.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The emergence of a visible, commodified leisure culture in the form of cafés, targeted at and appropriated by, young adults from the middle classes, is a striking phenomenon in the transformation of ... More


The Limits of Consent: A socio-ethical approach to human subject research in medicine

Oonagh Corrigan, John McMillan, Kathleen Liddell, Martin Richards, and Charles Weijer (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231461
eISBN:
9780191723858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231461.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Since its inception as an international requirement to protect patients and healthy volunteers taking part in medical research, informed consent has become the primary consideration in research ... More


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