“The Moral Magic of Consent

Legal Theory 2 (3):165-174 (1996)
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I begin my analysis of consent by agreeing with Professor Hurd that consent functions as a “moral transformative” by altering the obligations and permissions that determine the Tightness of others' actions. I further agree with her that consent is intimately related to the capacity for autonomous action; one who cannot alter others' obligations through consent is not fully autonomous. I cannot improve on her elaboration of these points.



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The Moral Magic of Consent: Heidi M. Hurd.Heidi Hurd - 1996 - Legal Theory 2 (2):121-146.

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