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  • There was the paternalism of a Frederick the Great in his encouragement of the silk industry, - "which all idle people ought to be made to work at," - in his encouragement of commerce through the newly acquired port of Marseilles and the opening up of market placed.
  • Libertarian paternalism started life in a 2003 paper by two of America's most innovative economists, Cass Sunstein and Richard Thaler.
  • Medical paternalism is being replaced by an emphasis on autonomy, with adequate information for patients to decide.
  • Moral vs. welfare paternalism The usual justification for paternalism refers to the interests of the person being interfered with.
  • More generally, we might accept what Feinberg called " soft paternalism.

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