TITLE

An Aristotelian Account of Autonomy

AUTHOR(S)
Allmark, Peter
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Value Inquiry;Mar2008, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a discussion concerning an Aristotelian account of autonomy, a capacity of an individual to make and act upon judgments for which he is held morally accountable. It notes that autonomous action is of instrumental value even where an action is not good or right action. According to the author, some choices may be so destructive that they remove the autonomy of an individual, which results to the inability to develop his moral character.
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35076967

 

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