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Summary Given its popularity in contemporary philosophy, it is not surprising that autonomy is discussed often in applied ethics.  Many believe that in medical ethics, for one example, doctors and other medical practitioners must always protect and respect their patient's autonomy.  Others insist that patients can't really have (very much) autonomy in a medical setting since the power and knowledge difference between they and the practitioners is so extensive.  Given these sorts of thoughts, it is not only Kantian applied ethicists that show concern with this central value.  Moreover, it is not only in medical ethics, but also in legal ethics, military ethics, and elsewhere that the value is important.  Interestingly, it is now also a moral issue whether robots can be autonomous in any sense that matters for their ethical use.  (We already use robots that are "autonomous" in the weak sense that they can perform their programmed events without anyone commanding then, once they are turned on.)
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  1. Procreation, Power and Personal Autonomy: Feminist Reflections.Anne Donchin - manuscript
    Anne Donchin attended graduate school while raising four children, received her doctorate from the University of Texas in 1970, taught for 18 years in Texas and New York, then joined the philosophy department at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis in 1982. Here she developed a Women’s Studies program, specialized and in numerous ways pioneered in feminist bioethics, and won two prestigious grants. She co-edited two books, published some forty articles, and co-founded and co-ordinated The International Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics. (...)
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  2. Prices and Wages in Recession: Legal Versus Voluntary Restraints.Hans Apel - forthcoming - Social Research.
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  3. Reproductive Medicine.Tim Appleton - forthcoming - Christians and Bioethics.
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  4. The Human in Advance.Yubraj Aryal - forthcoming - Journal of Philosophical Research.
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  5. For Obese, Female Chronic Dieters. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 105 (6): 929–36. Baicker, K., KS Buckles, and A. Chandra. 2006. Geographic Variation in the Appropriate Use of Cesarean Delivery. Health Affairs (Web Exclusive). [REVIEW]L. Bacon - forthcoming - Naturalized Bioethics.
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  6. An Evaluation of Nurses' Professional Autonomy in Turkey.Zehra Goçmen Baykara & Serap Şahinoğlu - forthcoming - Nursing Ethics.
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  7. Informed Consent. History.T. L. Beauchamp & R. R. Faden - forthcoming - Encyclopedia of Bioethics.
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  8. Informed Consent, II. Meaning and Elements.T. Beauchamp & R. I. Faden - forthcoming - Encyclopedia of Bioethics.
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  9. History of Informed Consent.Tom L. Beauchamp & Ruth R. Faden - forthcoming - Encyclopedia of Bioethics.
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  10. A Patient's Bill of Rights.Tom L. Beauchamp, Walters LeRoy & American Hospital Association - forthcoming - Contemporary Issues in Bioethics (Belmont, Ca: Wadsworth Publishing Company,) 5th.
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  11. The Management of Medical Information: Legal and Moral Requeriments Pf Informed Voluntary Consent.Tom L. Beuchamp & Laurence B. McCULLOUGH - forthcoming - Edwards, Rem B.; Graber, Glenn C. Bioethics. San Diego: Hacourt Brace Jovanovich Publisher.
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  12. Supporting Human Autonomy in AI Systems.Rafael Calvo, Dorian Peters, Karina Vold & Richard M. Ryan - forthcoming - In Christopher Burr & Luciano Floridi (eds.), Ethics of Digital Well-being: A Multidisciplinary Approach.
    Autonomy has been central to moral and political philosophy for millenia, and has been positioned as a critical aspect of both justice and wellbeing. Research in psychology supports this position, providing empirical evidence that autonomy is critical to motivation, personal growth and psychological wellness. Responsible AI will require an understanding of, and ability to effectively design for, human autonomy (rather than just machine autonomy) if it is to genuinely benefit humanity. Yet the effects on human autonomy of digital experiences are (...)
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  13. Human Dignity, Human Virtue–the Lost Dimensions of Human Bioethics.A. V. Campbell - forthcoming - What is This Thing Called Bioethics? Proceedings of the 6th National Conference of the Australian Bioethics Association.
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  14. Addiction and Autonomy: What Can Neuroscience Tell Us.A. Carter & W. Hall - forthcoming - 11th Annual Conference of the Australasian Bioethics Association.
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  15. Suffering in the Advanced Cancer Patient: A Definition and Taxonomy.Nathan I. Cherny, Nessa Coyle & Kathleen M. Foley - forthcoming - Journal of Palliative Care.
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  16. Adaptiveness and Adaptation: A New Autonomy-Theoretic Analysis and Critique.W. D. Christensen, J. D. Collier & C. A. Hooker - forthcoming - Biology and Philosophy.
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  17. Making Resuscitation Decisions.T. Cramond - forthcoming - Proceedings of the 1987 Conference on Bioethics.
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  18. Moral Enhancement and the Public Good.Parker Crutchfield - forthcoming - New York, NY, USA: Routledge.
    Currently, humans lack the cognitive and moral capacities to prevent the widespread suffering associated with collective risks, like pandemics, climate change, or even asteroids. In Moral Enhancement and the Public Good, Parker Crutchfield argues for the controversial, and initially counterintuitive claim that everyone should be administered a substance that makes us better people. Furthermore, he argues that it should be administered without our knowledge. That is, moral bioenhancement should be both compulsory and covert. Crutchfield demonstrates how our duty to future (...)
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  19. Chapter Five: Advertising: Autonomy and Production 193.John Culkin - forthcoming - Contemporary Issues in Business Ethics.
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  20. Problems with the Doctrine-of-Consent+ an Examination of the Legal Redress for Negligent Medical and Psychiatric-Treatment.Ja Devereux - forthcoming - Philosophy.
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  21. How Religious Values Affect Medical Care Decisions of Jehovah's Witnesses.Cyrus DeWolf - forthcoming - Bioethics Forum.
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  22. Home Birth Midwifery in the United States.Bria Dunham - forthcoming - Human Nature.
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  23. Preventing Human Rights Violations in Prison – the Role of Guidelines.Bernice Elger & David Shaw - forthcoming - In Bernice Elger, Catherine Ritter & Heino Stöver (eds.), Emerging Issues in Prison Health. Springer.
    It is well known that prisoners’ human rights are often violated. In this chapter we examine whether guidelines can be effective in preventing such violations and in helping physicians resolve the significant conflicts of interest that they often face in trying to protect prisoners’ rights. We begin by explaining the role of clinical and ethical guidelines outside prisons, in the context of healthcare for non-incarcerated prisoners, and then the specific role of such guidelines within prisons, where the main concerns are (...)
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  24. Free and Informed Consent, Refusal of Treatment and the Health Care Team.H. T. Engelhardt - forthcoming - Foundations of Bioethics Vol 1.
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  25. “Finis Superabundant Operis” in Advance.Maria Fedoryka - forthcoming - American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly.
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  26. The Limits of the Indoctrination Debate.Walter Feinberg - forthcoming - Philosophy of Education.
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  27. Ethics Consultation: A Service of Clinical Ethics.J. C. Fletcher - forthcoming - Newsletter of the Society for Bioethics Consultation.
  28. 12 Unsuccessful Emergency Medical Resuscitation.-Are Continued Eflorts.William A. Gray & Robert I. Capone - forthcoming - Bioethics: Basic Writings on the Key Ethical Questions That Surround the Major, Modern Biological Possibilities and Problems.
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  29. Patients Are From Mars, Doctors Are From Venus: Patients Prefer Placebos and Paternalism; Doctors Don't.Isabella Guajardo - forthcoming - Ethics in Biology, Engineering and Medicine: An International Journal.
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  30. Cervical Cancer Screening in Nepal: Ethical Considerations.Bishal Gyawali, June Keeling, Edwin van Teijlingen, Liladhar Dhakal & Arja Aro - forthcoming - Medicolegal and Bioethics:1.
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  31. En-Counerings of Time in Advance.Werner Hamacher & Peter Hanly - forthcoming - Philosophy Today.
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  32. Heyns's 2013 Argument in the Guardian That Lethal Autonomous Robots Should Be Banned.Michael H. G. Hoffmann - forthcoming - .
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  33. Heyns's 2013 Argument That All States Should Declare Moratoria on Lethal Autonomous Robots.Michael H. G. Hoffmann - forthcoming - .
    This argument map represents an argumentation from Heyns, C. . Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns . S.l.: United Nations. Human Rights Council. The argument map is open for debate in AGORA-net, search for map ID 9206.
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  34. Ron Arkin's 2013 Argument for a Moratorium on Deployment, but No Ban of Lethal Autonmous Robots.Michael H. G. Hoffmann - forthcoming - .
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  35. Clarifying Capacity: Reasons and Value.Jules Holroyd - forthcoming - In Lubomira Radoilska (ed.), Autonomy and Mental Health. Oxford University Press.
    It is usually appropriate for adults to make significant decisions, such as about what kinds of medical treatment to undergo, for themselves. But sometimes impairments are suffered - either temporary or permanent - which render an individual unable to make such decisions. The Mental Capacity Act 2005 sets out the conditions under which it is appropriate to regard an individual as lacking the capacity to make a particular decision (and when provisions should be made for a decision on their behalf). (...)
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  36. Reflections on Engaging the Potentially “Difficult” Patient.Edmund Howe - forthcoming - Medicolegal and Bioethics:7.
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  37. Primary Care Providers' Perceptions of Care.Mary C. Keizer, John-François Kozak & John F. Scott - forthcoming - Journal of Palliative Care.
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  38. Niki Goes to School: Autonomy, Control, and Psychiatric Hospitalization.Gerald P. Koocher - forthcoming - Ethics and Behavior.
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  39. Using the Best-Interests Standard in Treatment Decisions for Young Children.Loretta M. Kopelman - forthcoming - Pediatric Bioethics.
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  40. Problems of Applying the Laws on Informed Consent: The Case of The Native Patient.M. Lautt - forthcoming - Unpublished Manuscript: Issues of Law and Bioethics, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba.
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  41. F31. Informed Consent in Pediatric Genetic Screening.Frank J. Leavitt & Dina Pilpel - forthcoming - Bioethics in Asia: The Proceedings of the Unesco Asian Bioethics Conference (Abc'97) and the Who-Assisted Satellite Symposium on Medical Genetics Services, 3-8 Nov, 1997 in Kobe/Fukui, Japan, 3rd Murs Japan International Symposium, 2nd Congress of the Asi.
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  42. RE: Proposed Rule, Protection of Human Subjects; Informed Consent, 21 CFR Part 50, Et Al.," Federal Register," September 21, 1995 [Docket No. 95N-0158]. [REVIEW]Robert J. Levine - forthcoming - IRB: Ethics & Human Research.
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  43. 20 Is Consent Useful When Resuscitation Isn't?Gustav Mahler - forthcoming - Bioethics: Basic Writings on the Key Ethical Questions That Surround the Major, Modern Biological Possibilities and Problems.
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  44. Onora O'Neill, Autonomy and Trust in Bioethics; Onora O'Neill, A Question of Trust: The BBC Reith Lectures 2002.J. McCarney - forthcoming - Radical Philosophy.
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  45. 16 Deciding for Others: Issues of Consent.Andrew W. Mcthenia - forthcoming - Bioethics: Basic Writings on the Key Ethical Questions That Surround the Major, Modern Biological Possibilities and Problems.
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  46. ""17 Informed Demand for" Non—Beneficial" Medical Treatment.Steven H. Miles - forthcoming - Bioethics: Basic Writings on the Key Ethical Questions That Surround the Major, Modern Biological Possibilities and Problems.
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  47. Types of Autonomy and Their Significance.Bruce Miller - forthcoming - Bioethics Readings and Cases. Englewood Cliffs, Nj: Prentice-Hall.
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  48. Expanding Newborn Screening.Virgina A. Moyer, Ned Calonge, Steven M. Teutsch & Jeffrey R. Botkin - forthcoming - Hastings Center Report. Us Preventive Services Task Force.
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  49. Challenges for Empirical Study of Patient Autonomy, Self-Determination and Co-Decision Making.Christian Munthe - forthcoming - Thinking Ahead: Bioethics for the Future, the Future of Bioethics–Challenges, Changes, Concepts. 11th World Congress of the International Association of Bioethics. Rotterdam, June 26-29, 2012.
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  50. Relational Messages of Control in Nurse-Patient Interactions with Terminally Ill Patients with AIDS and Cancer.Carolyn J. Pepler & Ann Lynch - forthcoming - Journal of Palliative Care.
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