autonomy


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the condition of being politically free

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immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence

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Autonomy misrepresented to MicroTech that it had a deal in place with the Vatican Library as an end-user for Autonomy's software.
IDC recently recognized Autonomy as having the largest market share and fastest growth in the worldwide search and discovery market.
Taylor's third condition of autonomy is the tracing condition.
As well, self-determination theorists (Deci & Ryan, 2002) reported that individuals seek not just competency in their environment, but relatedness and autonomy as well.
In this scenario, the professional has advised the proxy implicitly to not consider the resident's wishes, thereby failing to respect the resident's autonomy.
These mechanical linkages have given way to X-by-wire technology, technology that GM's partner on the AUTOnomy, SKF (Goteborg, Sweden), has transitioned from aircraft to automobiles.
That different sales people have different needs for autonomy is exemplified in the finding that differences in the need for autonomy among salespeople in general have been noted in the literature (Dalrymple and Cron, 1992) as well as among insurance agents in particular (Rich, 1990; Comer and Dubinsky, 1985).
Autonomy and justice, properly understood, are part of this tradition.
Although the descriptive sense of autonomy is insufficient to justify--either morally or legally--acts of assisted suicide, many scholars use the term in an ascriptive sense by grounding individual rights on autonomy.
Within a liberal political order, Kekes contends, autonomy - literally "self rule" - is given a clearer meaning and promoted by assigning paramount status among potential human values to freedom, equality, rights, pluralism, and distributive justice.
The Perversion of Autonomy is about this "big trouble," and it is an excellent introduction to the issues involved in "the intersection of interdependence and autonomy, of individual rights and mutual responsibility.
By contrast, I'm not interested in the autonomy of the artist or of his signature style.
Depending on the type of guardianship, some individuals may relinquish most, if not all of their autonomy in making their own decisions.
This book is an uncritical account of the diplomatic history of Palestinian autonomy negotiations.
For the purposes of this article, professional autonomy will be divided into two components: clinical autonomy, in which a physician has the power to determine the clinical treatment of his patient, and financial autonomy, where a physician has the power to determine the dollar-value of his services.
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