Liberation from self : a theory of personal autonomy /

This is the most detailed, sophisticated, and comprehensive treatment of autonomy currently available. Moreover it argues for a quite different conception of autonomy from that found in the philosophical literature. Professor Berofsky claims that the idea of autonomy as origination in the self is a...

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Main Author: Berofsky, Bernard
Format: Printed Book
Language:English
Published: United Kingdom : Cambridge Univeristy Press , 1995.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Freedom and autonomy
  • Freedom of action
  • Agent freedom
  • Values and the self
  • Autonomy and rationality
  • Rationality, values, and integrity
  • The liberation theory of autonomy: objectivity
  • The liberation theory of autonomy: the place of self
  • The value of autonomy.