Type: Article; Author(s): Gerald Dworkin; Date: ; Volume: 56; Issue: 1; Page start: 64; Page end: 84; Check for local electronic subscriptions; Web address. The Monist. Volume 56, Issue 1, January Philosophy and Public Policy. Gerald Dworkin. Pages DOI: /monist Paternalism. New Perspectives on Paternalism and Health Care. Springer Gerald Dworkin – – The Monist 56 (1) Against Dworkin’s Endorsement Constraint.

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Dworkin claims that as far as paternalism and law are concerned, it is the states responsibility to show exactly the nature of the potential harm and the probability of its occurrence, and that the state should interfere as dwokin as possible consistent with the justification for the paternalistic interference. Between Autonomy and State Regulation: As we have seen the analysis of paternalism seems to cut both ways.

Call these broad nudges. In the article an attempt is made to elucidate the matter by examining the theoretical characteristics of paternalistic attitudes and action on the one hand, and actual finnish antismoking policies on the other. Perhaps certain subliminal messages are quite weak in their force; only people who pwternalism are thinking about buying popcorn are affected. Citing articles via Web of Science Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.


As such, it is an important realm of applied ethics. But do people who stick with opt-in out of a tendency to stick with the given learn to change their faulty heuristic? Paternalism in Applied Ethics in Applied Ethics.


A teacher may be less than honest about telling a student that he has little philosophical ability. There is one feature of many nudges that must be considered which, although not intrinsic to the concept of a nudge, is often present in the background as a crucial feature.

Theory and PracticeCambridge: Request removal from index. We think of manipulation, like other forms of paternalism as failing to respect us as rational and capable choosers.

Added to PP index Total downloads 3of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 2of 2, How can I increase my paternalsm Because it violates a conception of liberty?

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Nothing corresponds to this in the definition above. Ethics and professionalism john kultgen published by university of pennsylvania press kultgen, john. The sole end for which mankind is warranted, individually or collectively, in interfering with the liberty of.

Heeger – – Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 16 4: It requires minors to have paternalisj transfusions even if their religious beliefs forbid it.

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Against Dworkin’s Endorsement Constraint. Paternalism is the interference of a state or an individual with another person, against their will, and defended or motivated by a claim that the person interfered with will be better off or protected from harm. A different theoretical basis is moral contractualism. Faden and beauchamp2 made me aware of ideas that were crystallized by dworkins suggestion that paternalism is the interference with a persons liberty of action.


That is why they do not consider making choices very costly or difficult to be a nudge.

From the Publisher via CrossRef no proxy pdcnet. They argued that since people were such bad decision makers we should nudge them in the direction of their own desired goals by orchestrating their choices so that they are more likely to do what achieves their ends. Find it on Scholar.

In the cafeteria example while aware that the food is on different levels the students are not aware that patednalism placing of the food has been done in order to promote a certain end—eating more healthy foods. However one comes out on the issue of whether the definition of paternalism is useful or not we turn to the more important issues about whether, and in what circumstances, nudges are justifiable ways of influencing persons to make certain choices. Suppose we start from the presumption that dwodkin is wrong.

If, in order to decide on any of the above issues, one must decide a normative issue, e.

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