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Published: 01 April 2021

240 Pages

5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190941758

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Duty to Self

Moral, Political, and Legal Self-Relation

Paul Schofield

  • Offers a groundbreaking argument that there exist moral duties to the self
  • Explores the numerous implications of this theory, for example upon political duty, financial prudence and risk, the pursuit of the good life, and medical ethics
  • Offers a new defense and liberal justification of paternalism, something previously understood to be deeply at odds with liberalism