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Synopsis: Civilization depends on the community's right to insist on certain conduct from its citizens. But today, our misguided reverence for individual freedom has denied the community its right, to the detriment of everyone. In this elegant and trenchant attack on all the individual rights laws that are increasingly endangering America, Gaylin and Jennings use tragic and all-too-familiar examples to show the extent to which the individual rights movement has run amok.
Review: In The Perversion of Autonomy Hastings Center authors Willard Gaylin and Bruce Jennings struggle with a central dilemma of our time, the balance in a liberal society between the autonomy of the individual against the responsibility of individuals toward the community at large. The toughest question is what level of autonomy should be sacrificed by individuals and groups for the sake of the greater good. Gaylin and Jennings argue against increased interference by the state in the day-to-day life of the family, instead pushing for the advancement of public policies that create a kind of "moral compass" in which a supportive environment is created for children when they are most open to learning the social value of self-discipline and rational decision making.
Title: The Perversion of Autonomy: The Proper Uses ...
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Book Description Free Pr, 1996. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP11313030
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