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Kantian ethics : value, agency, and obligation

Author: Robert Stern
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015. ©2015
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This volume presents a selection of Robert Stern's work on the theme of Kantian ethics. The topics he explores include value, perfectionism, agency, autonomy, moral motivation, moral scepticism, and obligation, and he consider the influence of Kant's ethics on subsequent thinkers, up to the present day.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Stern
ISBN: 9780191789113 0191789119 9780191033650 0191033650
OCLC Number: 921182884
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Contents: Cover; Kantian Ethics: Value, Agency, and Obligation; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Works by Kant; Works by Hegel; Introduction; Part I: Themes from Kant's Ethics; 1: Kant, Moral Obligation, and the Holy Will; 1.1 On Kantś Distinction between the Divine and Human Wills; 1.2 Explaining the Moral `Must;́ 1.3 Analysing the Distinction; 1.4 Concerns about Kantś Distinction; 1.4.1 The holy will and the good will; 1.4.2 The holy will and `Kantian dualism;́ 1.4.3 Accounting for necessitation without the distinction 1.5 Applying the Distinction: Realism and Anti-realism1.6 Applying the Distinction: Externalism and Internalism; 1.7 Conclusion; 2: Constructivism and the Argument from Autonomy; 2.1 The Kantian Argument from Autonomy; 2.2 The Rortyean Argument from Autonomy; 2.3 The Argument from Obligatoriness; 2.4 Conclusion; 3: The Value of Humanity: Reflections on Korsgaard's Transcendental Argument; 3.1 Korsgaardś Anti-sceptical Strategy; 3.1.1 Phase One: From free agency to the categorical imperative 3.1.2 Phase Two: From the categorical imperative to the moral law, step 1: the value of your own humanity3.1.3 Phase Three: From the categorical imperative to the moral law, step 2: the value of humanity in general; 3.2 Transcendental Arguments for Value; 3.3 The Regress of Identities Argument; 3.4 An Objection to the Regress of Identities Argument; 3.5 The Regress of Value Argument; 3.6 Conclusion; 4: Moral Scepticism and Agency: Kant and Korsgaard; 4.1 Korsgaard on Moral Scepticism and Practical Agency; 4.2 Prichardian Objections to Korsgaard 4.3 Kant and Moral Scepticism: Sections I and II of the `Groundwork4́.4 Kant and Moral Scepticism: Section III of the `Groundwork;́ 4.5 Kant and Korsgaard; 5: Moral Scepticism, Constructivism, and the Value of Humanity; 5.1 Korsgaard on Moral Realism and Moral Scepticism; 5.2 Korsgaard on the Formula of Humanity; 5.3 Kant on the Formula of Humanity; 5.3.1 Paragraph 1: 427.19-428.2; 5.3.2 Paragraph 2: 428.3-428.6; 5.3.3 Paragraph 3: 428.7-428.33; 5.3.4 Paragraph 4: 428.34-429.14; 5.4 Concluding Remarks; 6: Does 'Ought' Imply 'Can'? And Did Kant Think It Does? 6.1 'Weak' vs 'Strong' Readings of 'Ought Implies Can'6.2 Strong Readings of 'Ought Implies Can'; 6.3 Arguments for the Strong Reading of 'Ought Implies Can'; 6.4 Kant and 'Ought Implies Can'; 6.5 Conclusion; 7: Why Does Ought Imply Can?; 7.1 Theories of Moral Obligation; 7.2 Divine Command Accounts of Obligation and OIC; 7.3 Natural Law Account of Obligation and OIC; 7.4 Kantian Accounts of Obligation and OIC; 7.5 Social Command Accounts of Obligation and OIC; 7.6 Concluding Remarks; Part II: Ethics after Kant; 8: On Hegel's Critique of Kant's Ethics: Beyond the 'Empty Formalism' Objection
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