Paternalism and Nudge Theory

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The subject of paternalism in nudge theory remains a debated one, for the most part because paternalism remains an objectionable position in some circles. I do not offer a comprehensive dissection of what paternalism is. This article is far less ambitious: I merely wish to discuss the role of paternalism as it has classically be discussed and debated in nudge theory. I will assume, on occasion, some degree of background knowledge.

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Behavioural Science Fellow at the LSE. Personal Blog. twitter.com/stuart_mmills

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Stuart Mills

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Behavioural Science Fellow at the LSE. Personal Blog. twitter.com/stuart_mmills

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