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Philosophy

1999

Western University

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Self-Trust And Reproductive Autonomy, Carolyn Mcleod Aug 1999

Self-Trust And Reproductive Autonomy, Carolyn Mcleod

Philosophy Publications

In this thesis. I give a theory of the nature of self-trust and an explanation of its role in autonomous decision-making. We tend to think of trust as essentially interpersonal which casts doubt on the coherence of the concept of self-trust. Drawing on patients' experiences in reproductive medicine. I argue that self-trust is a meaningful as well as a useful concept. I provide autobiographical sketches of a number of women's experiences. supplemented by my own observations made while doing a clinical practicum in reproductive medicine, to illustrate that what many women feel toward themselves in a variety of reproductive ...


Trudy Govier’S Dilemmas Of Trust, Carolyn Mcleod, S. Burns Jan 1999

Trudy Govier’S Dilemmas Of Trust, Carolyn Mcleod, S. Burns

Philosophy Publications

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