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Autonomy Summer School 2014

Summer School 2014 Applications are open for The Autonomy Summer School 2014: a three-day training course aimed at frontline professionals and researchers who face issues surrounding autonomy and mental capacity in the fields of medicine and psychiatry, social care, policing and law.
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EAP response to UNCRPD Draft General Comment

UN logo The Essex Autonomy Project has submitted a response to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities following their call for comments on the draft general comment on Article 12 of the UNCRPD.
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Great Expectations – Autonomy, Responsibility and Social Welfare Entitlement

This thesis has been submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. The thesis is motivated by the phenomenon of sub-optimal decision-making, where a person is unable to make effective choices that promote her best interests and as a result ...
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  • About

    About

    The Essex Autonomy Project is a research and knowledge-exchange initiative based in the School of Philosophy and Art History at the University of Essex. Our fundamental aim is to clarify the ideal of self-determination in history, theory and practice. ... Read more »
    Contact

    Contact

    Queries about the work of the EAP should be directed to Prof. Wayne Martin or Dr. Fabian Freyenhagen. Messages concerning administrative and logistic matters should be sent to Rebecca Parsons. ... Read more »
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    AHRC Summer School

    Summer School 2014
    The Autonomy Summer School is three-day training course which aims to equip practitioners and researchers with an understanding of the philosophical ideal of individual autonomy and to provide a forum for the discussion of the dilemmas surrounding its’ practical application. ... Read more »
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    Event Registration

    Autonomy Summer School 2014