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The limits of autonomy

Voorhoeve, Alex (2009) The limits of autonomy. The Philosophers' Magazine, 46. pp. 78-82. ISSN 1354-814X

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Brian Barry believed liberals should not follow Mill in appealing to the value of autonomy in order to justify liberal rights. Barry believed the basic liberal aim was to find social and political institutions that could be justified to citizens who held differing views about the good life as a fair way of adjudicating between these citizens’ conflicting interests and conceptions of the good.

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Additional Information: © 2009 TPM: The Philosophers’ Magazine
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
Sets: Departments > Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2009 14:06
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2012 14:12

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