Foreword Miriam Benn and Gerald F. Gaus; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. persons and values; 2. Practical rationality and commitment; 3. Reasons in conflict: quandaries and consistency; 4. Values and objectivity; 5. natural personality and moral personality; 6. The principle of respect for persons; 7. Freedom of action; 8. Freedom as autarchy; 9. Autonomy, and positive freedom; 10. Autonomy, integration, and self-development; 11. Self-realization, instinctual freedom, and autonomy; 12. Autonomy, association, and community; 13. Human rights and moral responsibility; 15. Interests in privacy; 16. Conclusion: a semantic theory of freedom; Notes; Index.
This book is a major contribution to the study of the philosophy of action, moral philosophy, and political philosophy.