Tag Archives: autonomy

Are Women Beach Volleyballers ‘Too Sexy for Their Shorts?’ (pages 7-15)

J. Angelo Corlett ABSTRACT: This is a paper on the philosophy of sport or the ethics of sport more specifically. It provides a critical assessment of a particular feminist approach to a specific issue in the ethics of sport with regard to what some feminist scholars refer to as the ‘sexualizing’ of women in sport with particular attention paid to ... Read More »

Autonomy in Bioethics (pages 177-190)

Katerina Deligiorgi ABSTRACT: Autonomy in bioethics is coming under sustained criticism from a variety of perspectives. The criticisms, which target personal or individual autonomy, are largely justified. Moral conceptions of autonomy, such as Kant’s, on the other hand, cannot simply be applied in bioethical situations without moralizing care provision and recipience. The discussion concludes with a proposal for re-thinking autonomy ... Read More »

Stoicism, Feminism and Autonomy (pages 9-22)

Scott Aikin, Emily McGill-Rutherford ABSTRACT: The ancient Stoics had an uneven track record with regard to women’s standing. On the one hand, they recognized women as fully capable of rationality and virtue. On the other hand, they continued to hold that women’s roles were in the home. These views are consistent, given Stoic value theory, but are unacceptable on liberal feminist grounds. Stoic value ... Read More »

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