Measuring Freedom

  • Kath M. Melia
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Abstract

One of the basic assumptions we all make is that, within the limits of the law, we have freedom to act as we choose. Of course, we all have certain constraints placed on us by work, family and our social environment but, generally, we make our own decisions and act accordingly.

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Notes and References

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    J. Locke, ‘Essay concerning human understanding’, in J. Perry, Personal Identity (University of California Press, 1975).Google Scholar
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    R. Gillon, Philosophical Medical Ethics (London: John Wiley, 1986).Google Scholar

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© Kath M. Melia 1989

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