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Embodying autonomy : women and moral agency

Mackenzie, Catriona Alice

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This thesis has three connected aims: to argue that, despite recent feminist criticisms, the ideal of autonomous self-constitution is essential to a feminist account of women's moral agency; to show that, within our philosophical and cultural heritage, we have no adequate ideal of what it is for women qua women to be autonomous agents; and to attempt to articulate an ideal of autonomy which can incorporate a recognition both of the embededness of moral agents and of their different bodily...[Show more]

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Date published: 1991
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/123778

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