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Desires more truly your own : the idea of autonomy

Loughrey, Dennis John


In the piece of work that follows, I focus exclusively on personal autonomy in the sense of self-mastery. The autonomous person is one who has, in some sense or other, mastery over their desires. Exactly what this sense is will be the subject of this thesis. With this in mind, I can state the central question of this work. It is: What relationship. would need to obtain between a person and their desires for that person to be autonomous? This can be put another way. The first part of the title...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-23
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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