David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Business Ethics 65 (4):325 - 335 (2006)
In recent years there has been much philosophical discussion over the question of whether the prohibitions on markets in such items as human body parts and gene sequences, and services such as human reproductive labor and sex, should be lifted. Yet despite the attention paid to this issue there are been surprisingly little discussion of the question of whether markets in certain items that are currently freely traded should be restricted or eliminated. In particular, there has been little discussion of the question of whether markets in items that could be readily used to deceive people should be restricted. I argue in this paper that one of the central moral values of the contemporary West – respect for personal autonomy – requires that such markets be restricted.
|Keywords||autonomy commodification deception inalienability market restriction regalia social meaning|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Oliver Budzinski & Nadine Lindstädt, New Developments in Media Economics: The Concept of Multisided Markets (Neuere Entwicklungen in der Medienökonomik: Das Konzept der Mehrseitigen Märkte).
W. Paul Cockshott & Allin F. Cottrell (1997). Value, Markets and Socialism. Science and Society 61 (3):330 - 357.
E. Mine Cinar (1999). The Issue of Insider Trading in Law and Economics: Lessons for Emerging Financial Markets in the World. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 19 (4):345 - 353.
Debra Satz (2008). The Moral Limits of Markets: The Case of Human Kidneys. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 108 (1pt3):269-288.
Daniel M. Hausman (1989). Are Markets Morally Free Zones? Philosophy and Public Affairs 18 (4):317-333.
David Schmidtz (1993). Market Failure. Critical Review 7 (4):525-537.
William Kline (2010). Do No Harm: A Defense of Markets in Healthcare. [REVIEW] HEC Forum 22 (3):241-251.
Shahnaz Naughton & Tony Naughton (2000). Religion, Ethics and Stock Trading: The Case of an Islamic Equities Market. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 23 (2):145 - 159.
J. S. Taylor (2007). A "Queen of Hearts" Trial of Organ Markets: Why Scheper-Hughes's Objections to Markets in Human Organs Fail. Journal of Medical Ethics 33 (4):201-204.
Robert S. Taylor (2007). Self-Ownership and Transplantable Human Organs. Public Affairs Quarterly 21 (1):89-107.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads13 ( #139,542 of 1,689,874 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #183,603 of 1,689,874 )
How can I increase my downloads?