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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Kerstein, Samuel J., 1965-
Kant's search for the supreme principle of morality.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
|Named Person:||Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Samuel J Kerstein
|ISBN:||0511042205 9780511042201 9780511498206 0511498209 9780511045080 0511045085 0511157533 9780511157530|
|Description:||1 online resource (xiv, 226 pages)|
|Contents:||Introduction: Derivation, Deduction, and the Supreme Principle of Morality. No Modest Claim. The Basic Concept of the Supreme Principle of Morality. Derivation and Deduction of the Categorical Imperative. The (Alleged) Gap in the Derivation of the Formula of Universal Law. Terminological and Thematic Clarifications. Outline of the Book --
1. Fundamental Concepts in Kant's Theory of Agency. Aims and Limits of the Discussion. Maxims: A Basic Account. Maxims and Other Rules of the Same Form. The Will. Determining Grounds of the Will. Acting from Inclination: Three Interpretations and Their Importance. Acting from Inclination in the Groundwork and in the Metaphysics of Morals.
|Responsibility:||Samuel J. Kerstein.|
'... the author joins the discussion of the grounds for a moral theory that has preoccupied philosophers for some time, and advances that discussion significantly further. This is a book that will be