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Voluntariness, consent, and justification

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When we consent to something (e.g. a medical procedure, sex, a tattoo), we permit people to act in ways that would otherwise be legally or morally impermissible. However, in order for consent to be valid, certain conditions must be met. In this thesis, I discuss the condition that consent needs to be voluntary, I focus specifically on consent to medical procedures, and I argue that such consent is voluntary unless it is motivated by an influence that cannot be interpe...

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HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2020-02-06

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