Personal Autonomy in Plural Societies: A Principle and its Paradoxes

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This volume addresses the exercise of personal autonomy in contemporary situations of normative pluralism. In the Western liberal tradition, from a strictly legal and theoretical perspective the social individual has the right to exercise the autonomy of his or her will. In a context of legal plurality, however, personal autonomy becomes more complicated. Can and should personal autonomy be recognized as a legal foundation for protecting a person's freedom to renounce what others view as his or her fundamental 'human rights ...

Personal Autonomy in Plural Societies: A Principle and Its Paradoxes 2017, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138220218

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