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Highest Good in Kant's Philosophy.

Author: Thomas H?owing
Publisher: De Gruyter, 2016.
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The idea of a final end of human conduct - the highest good - plays an important role in Kant's philosophy. Unlike his predecessors Kant defines the highest good as a combination of two heterogeneous elements, namely virtue and happiness. This conception lies at the centre of some of the most influential Kantian doctrines such as his famous "moral argument" for the rationality of faith, his conception of the unity  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Höwing, Thomas.
Highest Good in Kant's Philosophy.
Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, ©2015
Named Person: Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas H?owing
ISBN: 3110369001 9783110369007 9783110369014 311036901X
OCLC Number: 948780562
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgments ; Introduction ; Abbreviations and Methods of Reference ; Notes on Contributors ; I. The Concept of the Highest Good and its Place in Kant's Moral Theory ; The Highest Good and the Notion of the Good as Object of Pure Practical Reason. Kant on 'Good', the Good, and the Duty to Promote the Highest Good Kant on Happiness and the Duty to Promote the Highest Good ; "Mixtum Compositum": On the Persistence of Kant's Dualism in the Doctrine of the Highest Good ; The Determination of the Concept of the Highest Good. II. Kant's Moral Arguments and the Postulates of Pure Practical Reason God, the Highest Good, and the Rationality of Faith: Reflections on Kant's Moral Proof of the Existence of God ; Kant on "Moral Arguments": What Does the Objectivity of a Postulate of Pure Practical Reason Consist In? Kant, Mendelssohn, and Immortality Life without Death: Why Kantian Agents Are Committed to the Belief in Their Own Immortality ; III. Epistemology, Science, and Metaphysics ; Kant on Opinion, Belief, and Knowledge.
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The idea of a final end of human conduct - the highest good - lies at the centre of important parts of Kant's philosophy, such as his moral theory, his philosophy of religion, his views on the  Read more...

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