Mark D. White is chair of the Department of Political Science, Economics, and Philosophy at the College of Staten Island/CUNY, where he teaches courses in philosophy, economics and law. His latest book is The Manipulation of Choice: Ethics and Libertarian Paternalism (2013).

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The dangers of manipulation

Libertarian paternalism– or the idea of ”nudge,” as it is better known– has been embraced by governments on both sides of the Atlantic as a way to increase people's well-being while preserving their autonomy. It does neither. …

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