Autonomy: an Essay in Philosophical Psychology and Ethics [Book Review]

Review of Metaphysics 41 (3):622-623 (1988)

Haworth has set out in his book to expound and provide a preliminary defence of the idea that the pursuit of human autonomy represents our highest good. He begins by telling us that autonomism is characteristic of "one who has individuated himself vividly" and who possesses independence and self-control, who acts intentionally and with competence. These things are not only qualities of individual acts, but of a person's life as a whole.
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