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Autonomy and self-respect

Author: Thomas E Hill
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This stimulating collection of essays in ethics eschews the simple exposition and refinement of abstract theories.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Hill
ISBN: 0521394643 9780521394642 0521397723 9780521397728
OCLC Number: 23141530
Description: ix, 218 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Servility and self-respect --
Self-respect reconsidered --
Autonomy and benevolent lies --
The importance of autonomy --
Symbolic protest and calculated silence --
Moral purity and the lesser evil --
Self-regarding suicide: a modified Kantian view --
Ideals of human excellence and preserving natural environments --
Weakness of will and character --
Promises to oneself --
Social snobbery and human dignity --
Pains and projects: justifying to oneself --
The message of affirmative action.
Responsibility: Thomas E. Hill, Jr.
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