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Autonomy, Rationality & Contemporary Bioethics

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Personal autonomy is often lauded as a key value in contemporary Western bioethics. Though the claim that there is an important relationship between autonomy and rationality is often treated as uncontroversial in this sphere, there is also considerable disagreement about how we should cash out the relationship. In particular, it is unclear whether a rationalist view of autonomy can be compatible with legal judgments that enshrine a patient's right to refuse medical treatment, regardless of wh...

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10.1093/oso/9780198858584.001.0001

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HUMS
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Philosophy Faculty
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Publication date:
2020-03-26
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0198858582
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9780198858584
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1036937
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pubs:1036937
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2020-04-21

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