Harm to Self (Moral Limits of the Criminal Law)

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This is the third volume of Joel Feinberg's highly regarded The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law, a four-volume series in which Feinberg skillfully addresses a complex question: What kinds of conduct may the state make criminal without infringing on the moral autonomy of individual citizens? In Harm to Self, Feinberg offers insightful commentary into various notions attached to self-inflicted harm, covering such topics as legal paternalism, personal sovereignty and its boundaries, voluntariness and assumptions of risk, consent and its counterfeits, coercive force, incapacity, and choice of death.

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This is the third volume of Joel Feinberg's highly regarded "The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law," a four-volume series in which he skillfully addresses a complex question: What kinds of conduct may the state make criminal without infringing on the moral autonomy of individual citizens? In "Harm to Self," Feinberg discusses various problems about self-inflicted harm, covering such topics as legal paternalism, personal sovereignty and its boundaries, voluntariness and assumptions of risk, consent and its counterfeits, coercive force, incapacity, and choice of death.

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Author of Offense to Others, Harmless Wrongdoing, and Harm to Others in the series "Moral Limits of the Criminal Law".

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