Autonomy

Definition of Autonomy

Au`ton´o`my
n.1.The power or right of self-government; self-government, or political independence, of a city or a state.
2.(Metaph.) The sovereignty of reason in the sphere of morals; or man's power, as possessed of reason, to give law to himself. In this, according to Kant, consist the true nature and only possible proof of liberty.

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