Search for dissertations about: "epistemic paternalism"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words epistemic paternalism.

  1. 1. Anti-paternalism

    Author : Kalle Grill; Sven Ove Hansson; Torbjörn Tännsjö; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; paternalism; anti-paternalism; private sphere; self-regarding; harm principle; interference; reasons; actions; reason-actions; epistemic paternalism; public health; withholding of information; uncertain information; MCS multiple chemical sensitivity .; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : This is a thesis about anti-paternalism – the liberal doctrine that we may not interfere with a person’s liberty for her own good. Empirical circumstances and moral values may certainly give us reason to avoid benevolent interference. Anti-paternalism as a normative doctrine should, however, be rejected. READ MORE

  2. 2. Anti-paternalism and Public Health Policy

    Author : Kalle Grill; Sven Ove Hansson; Martin Peterson; David Archard; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Alcohol Interlocks; Altruism; Anti-paternalism; Epistemic paternalism; Group consent; Harm principle; Interference; Invalidation of reasons; Liberalism; Limiting liberty; Private sphere; Product safety regulation; Public health policy; Reason-actions; Self-regarding; Social responsibility; Uncertain information; Withholding of information.; Practical philosophy; Praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis is an attempt to constructively interpret and critically evaluate the liberal doctrine that we may not limit a person’s liberty for her own good, and to discuss its implications and alternatives in some concrete areas of public health policy. The thesis starts theoretical and goes ever more practical. READ MORE