Adaptation and Autonomy: Adaptive Preferences in Enhancing and Ending Life

This volume gathers together previously unpublished articles focusing on the relationship between preference adaptation and autonomy in connection with human enhancement and in the end-of-life context. The value of individual autonomy is a cornerstone of liberal societies. While there are different...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Räikkä, Juha (Editor), Varelius, Jukka (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013, 2013
Edition:1st ed. 2013
Series:Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • A Paradox
  • Gendered Adaptive Preferences, Autonomy, and End of Life Decisions
  • Sour Clinical Trials: Autonomy and Adaptive Preferences in Experimental Medicine