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Paternalism

by John Kleinig

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Published by Rowman & Allanheld in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paternalism,
  • Paternalism -- Social aspects -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Kleinig.
    Series[Philosophy and society]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM73 .K58 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 242 p. ;
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3171764M
    ISBN 100847672077
    LC Control Number83013962

      The New Paternalism opens up a serious discussion of supervisory methods in antipoverty policy. The book assembles noted policy experts to examine whether programs that set standards for their clients and supervise them closely are better able to help them than traditional programs that leave clients free to live as they : Paperback. Paternalism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5.

      This book carefully dissects the claims of nudge theory and other forms of paternalism based on behavioral economics. The authors reveal how paternalist normative standards are unjustified and why paternalist policymaking is unlikely to produce desirable results, arguing instead for a more inclusive theory of rationality in economic by: 1.   Thank to everyone who’s participated in the Escaping Paternalism Book Club. I just left my review on Amazon, and encourage readers to do the same. I’m also happy to take one last round of questions on Escaping Paternalism, and suspect that Rizzo and Whitman are up for an encore as well. If you have any remaining or Big Picture comments or questions, please share them in the comments for.

      Escaping Paternalism focuses almost entirely on the “new paternalism.” Yet the more I read the book, the more I concluded that “new paternalism” is largely an attempt to repackage “old paternalism” for an elite, secular audience. Even today, no more than 5% of people who want to forcibly reduce alcohol consumption think they’re.   "This well-structured, clearly presented, and well-written book steers a sophisticated course between the extremes of antipaternalism and paternalism by identifying the boundaries between legitimate and illegitimate paternalism. The current debate on the policies that nudge individuals to make better decisions makes this discussion by:


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This is the third of a series of responses by Mario Rizzo and Glen Whitman, authors of Escaping Paternalism, for my Book Club on their treatise. Once again, we’d like to thank Bryan for hosting this book club. We also appreciate the many insightful contributions in the comments section.

In this post, we’ll discuss a handful [ ]. Summary When you begin the final chapter of Escaping Paternalism, Rizzo and Whitman (RW) seem ready to rest their case. They neatly recap their nested argumentative strategy: We began this book with an extended critique of the neoclassical model of rationality, which behavioral economists have rejected as a positive model of human behavior but nevertheless [ ].

This is the first of a series of responses by Mario Rizzo and Glen Whitman, authors of Escaping Paternalism, for my Book Club on their treatise. Present Bias and Time Preference We should begin by thanking Bryan for his many kind words about our book, and also for hosting this book club.

We appreciate his critiques [ ]. Chapters of Escaping Paternalism were very good. Beginning in Chapter 6, however, the book becomes a relentless bulldozer of the intellectual pretensions of the new paternalism. After reading Chapters 6 and 7, the idea that behavioral economics provides a “scientific foundation” for any concrete paternalist program seems absurd.

Summary Chapter 8 of Escaping Paternalism provides a vigorous public choice critique of paternalism in general and the “new paternalism” in particular. While they deploy most of the standard public choice arguments, Rizzo and Whitman (RW) also ably turn the tools of behavioral economics against paternalism itself.

Real-world paternalists really should proverbially cast the beam. Paternalism. John Kleinig. Manchester University Press, - Authority - pages. 0 Reviews. All Book Search results » Bibliographic information.

Title: Paternalism Legal theory workshop series Philosophy and science: Author: John Kleinig: Publisher: Manchester University Press,   This is the second of a series of responses by Mario Rizzo and Glen Whitman, authors of Escaping Paternalism, for my Book Club on their treatise.

Inclusive Rationality and Falsifiability. In the first installment of the book club, Bryan raised questions about the falsifiability of inclusive rationality, and he wonders if we can offer a concrete example of a potential falsification.

Mill famously decried paternalism of any kind, whether carried out by private individuals or the state. In this volume of new essays, leading moral, political and legal philosophers address how to define paternalism, its justification, and the implications.

This book challenges behavioral paternalism on multiple levels, from the abstract and conceptual to the pragmatic and applied. Behavioral paternalism relies on a needlessly restrictive definition of rational behavior.

It neglects nonstandard preferences, experimentation, and self-discovery. It relies on behavioral research that is often Cited by: 1. Thank to everyone who’s participated in the Escaping Paternalism Book Club. I just left my review on Amazon, and encourage readers to do the same.

I’m also happy to take one last round of questions on Escaping Paternalism, and suspect that Rizzo and Whitman are up for an encore as well. If you have any remaining or Big Picture comments or questions, please share them in the comments for.

This book asks how power is intertwined with practices of global compassion. It argues that the concept of paternalism illuminates how care and control are involved in the everyday practices of humanitarianism, human rights, development and other projects designed to improve the lives of others.

Summary. When you begin the final chapter of Escaping Paternalism, Rizzo and Whitman (RW) seem ready to rest their neatly recap their nested argumentative strategy: We began this book with an extended critique of the neoclassical model of rationality, which behavioral economists have rejected as a positive model of human behavior but nevertheless have accepted as.

Escaping Paternalism Book Club: Rizzo and Whitman Response, Part 3 Aug Constitutional Nobody Economy, Featured This is the third of a series of responses by Mario Rizzo and Glen Whitman, authors of Escaping Paternalism, for my Book Club on their treatise.

The New Paternalism opens up a serious discussion of supervisory methods in antipoverty policy. The book assembles noted policy experts to examine whether programs that set standards for their.

Sunstein finally dismisses this concern half way through the book, because he must. Ironically, it is Sunstein's stated purpose to "cast doubt" on Mill's Harm Principle. His main concern is whether nudges are paternalistic.

He categorizes paternalism in Cited by:   Escaping Paternalism focuses almost entirely on the “new paternalism.” Yet the more I read the book, the more I concluded that “new paternalism” is largely an attempt to repackage “old paternalism” for an elite, secular audience. The question of paternalism in HDE raises broader questions about the potential for paternalism in economic policy analysis.

This chapter begins with a characterization of minimalism. Then, using a broad definition of paternalism, the chapter examines the anti-paternalist credentials of. Thank to everyone who’s participated in the Escaping Paternalism Book Club.

Book description. The burgeoning field of behavioral economics has produced a new set of justifications for paternalism. This book challenges behavioral paternalism on multiple levels, from the abstract and conceptual to the pragmatic and applied. Behavioral paternalism relies on a needlessly restrictive definition of rational behavior.

Paternalism is action that limits a person's or group's liberty or autonomy and is intended to promote their own good. Paternalism can also imply that the behavior is against or regardless of the will of a person, or also that the behavior expresses an attitude of superiority.

Paternalism, paternalistic and paternalist have all been used as a pejorative. This book asks how power is intertwined with practices of global compassion. It argues that the concept of paternalism illuminates how care and control are involved in the everyday practices of humanitarianism, human rights, development and other projects designed to Author: Michael N Barnett.1 day ago  Servants and paternalism in the works of Maria Edgeworth and Elizabeth Gaskell by Julie Nash,Taylor & Francis Group edition, in English.As the VAPI crisis emerged in August and September, we were reviewing the final page proofs for our book, Escaping Paternalism: Rationality, Behavioral Economics, and Public news put us.