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Author Gaylin, Willard
Title The perversion of autonomy : coercion and constraints in a liberal society / Willard Gaylin & Bruce Jennings
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, c2003
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  JC599.U5 G36 2003    DUE 02-03-22    30660020003526
Edition Revised and expanded
Descript x, 293 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Freedom, coercion, and commonsense morality -- A self of one's own : the meaning of autonomy -- Land of the free : autonomy in American life today -- Seduced by autonomy : heeding the Grand Inquisitor and other critics -- It's only human nature -- Growing up good -- Irrational man -- The multiple meanings of coercion -- In defense of social control : the ethics of coercion -- Autonomy gone bonkers : the mentally impaired -- Last rights I : decisions to forgo life-sustaining treatment -- Last rights II : autonomy, moral trespass, and physician-assisted suicide -- Beyond autonomy : toward an ethic of interdependence
Subject Individualism -- United States
Libertarianism -- United States
Civil society -- United States
Social ethics -- United States
Involuntary treatment -- United States
Alt Author Jennings, Bruce, 1949-
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