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Groundwork for the metaphysics of morals

Author: Immanuel Kant; Allen W Wood; J B Schneewind
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2002.
Series: Rethinking the Western tradition.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this study, Immanuel Kant searches for the supreme principle of morality and argues for a conception of the moral life. This translation seeks to be faithful to the German original and is fully  Read more...

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Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Groundwork for the metaphysics of morals.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2002002605
(OCoLC)49276742
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Immanuel Kant; Allen W Wood; J B Schneewind
ISBN: 9780300128154 0300128150
OCLC Number: 191953366
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 194 pages).
Contents: Text: Immanuel Kant : Groundwork for the metaphysics of morals (1785) --
First section : Transition from common rational moral cognition to philosophical moral cognition --
Second section : Transition from popular moral philosophy to the metaphysics of morals --
Third section : Transition from the metaphysics of morals to the critique of pure practical reason. Essays: Why study Kant's ethics? / J.B. Schneewind --
Acting from duty / Marcia Baron --
Kantianism for consequentialists / Shelly Kagan --
What is Kantian ethics? / Allen W. Wood.
Series Title: Rethinking the Western tradition.
Other Titles: Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten.
Responsibility: Immanuel Kant ; edited and translated by Allen W. Wood ; with essays by J.B. Schneewind [and others].

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