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Means, ends, and persons : the meaning and psychological dimensions of Kant's humanity formula

Author: Robert Audi
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a full-scale account of the morally important ideas of treating persons merely as means and treating them as ends. Audi clarifies these independently of Kant, but with implications for  Read more...

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Audi, Robert
Means, Ends, and Persons : The Meaning and Psychological Dimensions of Kant's Humanity Formula
Oxford : Oxford University Press,c2015
Named Person: Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Audi
ISBN: 9780190251567 0190251565
OCLC Number: 922925488
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The ethics of protecting persons --
The instrumental treatment of persons --
Means and ends --
Instrumental versus end-regarding treatment --
Treating solely as a means versus merely as a means --
Instrumental treatment as human conduct --
The motivation and controllability of merely instrumental conduct --
Constraints, moral character, and self-control --
Motivation, constraints, and the appraisal of character --
Action, treatment and conduct --
Action, endeavor, and consequence --
Levels of behavioral description --
Conduct as a morally important category --
Manners of action versus actions as defined by manner --
The wrong-making character of merely instrumental treatment --
Thick and thin moral questions --
Substantive and contrastive views of merely instrumental treatment --
Persons as ends versus good ends for persons --
Internal and external goods for persons --
The ethics of respecting persons --
Treating others as ends in themselves --
Caring about the good of others --
Kinds of normativity --
Descriptive grounds of end-regarding treatment --
End-regarding treatment and respect for persons --
Good deeds, good reasons, and good conduct --
End-regarding treatment, intention, and interpersonal behavior --
The particularity of persons and the interchangeability of means --
Autonomy and the moral significance of our self-conceptions --
Psychological dispositions and the basis of consent --
Respect for persons, point of view, and informed rational desire --
End-regarding treatment and respecting moral rights --
Conduct toward persons versus behavior affecting them --
Conduct, intention, and will --
Motivational self-control and the scope of intentions --
The manner of interpersonal conduct --
Moral requirements and the content of intention --
Conduct requirements and the love commandments.
Responsibility: Robert Audi.

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Audi pursues his discussion of the Formula of Humanity with unstinting care and philosophical ingenuity. Through well-chosen examples and patient exposition he develops a moral psychology that throws Read more...

 
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