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In our best interest : a defense of paternalism

Author: Jason Hanna, (Associate Professor of Philosophy)
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Our Best Interest argues that it is permissible to intervene in a person's affairs whenever doing so serves her best interest without wronging others. Jason Hanna makes the case for paternalism, responding to common objections that paternalism is disrespectful or that it violates rights, and arguing that popular anti-paternalist views confront serious problems.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hanna, Jason (Associate Professor of Philosophy), author.
In our best interest
New York : Oxford University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018008367
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Hanna, (Associate Professor of Philosophy)
ISBN: 9780190877163 0190877162 9780190877149 0190877146
OCLC Number: 1034612058
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 270 pages)
Contents: Dedication --
Acknowledgments --
1. Pro-​Paternalism --
2. Misapplication and Individuality --
3. Insult and Equality --
4. The Imposition of Values --
5. Paternalism and Moderate Deontology --
6. Soft Paternalism I --
7. Soft Paternalism II --
8. Libertarian Paternalism, Manipulation, and the Shaping of Preferences --
9. Applications --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: Jason Hanna.

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