Autonomy and the Situated Self: A Challenge to Bioethics

Lanham, MD: Lexington Books (2013)
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Abstract

Autonomy and the Situated Self offers a critique of contemporary mainstream bioethics and proposes an alternative framework for the exploration of bioethical issues. It also contrasts two conceptions of autonomy, one based on a liberal model but detached from its political foundation and one that is responsive to the concerns of virtue ethics and connected to the concept of human flourishing

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