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The metaphysics of morals

Author: Immanuel Kant; Mary J Gregor
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy.
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The Metaphysics of Morals is Kant's major work in applied moral philosophy in which he deals with the basic principles of rights and of virtues. It comprises two parts: the 'Doctrine of Right', which deals with the rights which people have or can acquire, and the 'Doctrine of Virtue', which deals with the virtues they ought to acquire. Mary Gregor's translation, revised for publication in the Cambridge Texts in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages avant 1800
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Immanuel Kant; Mary J Gregor
ISBN: 0521562171 9780521562171 0521566738 9780521566735
OCLC Number: 33334272
Language Note: Translation of: Metaphysik der Sitten.
Description: xxxvi, 241 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Chronology --
Part I: Metaphysical first principles of the doctrine of right. I. Private right ; II. Public right --
Part II: Metaphysical first principles of the doctrine of virtue. I. Doctrine of the elements of ethics ; II. Doctrine of the methods of ethics.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy.
Other Titles: Metaphysik der Sitten.
Responsibility: Immanual Kant ; translated and edited by Mary Gregor ; with an introduction by Roger J. Sullivan.
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The Metaphysics of Morals is Kant's major work in applied moral philosophy in which he deals with the basic principles of rights and of virtues. It comprises two parts: the 'Doctrine of Right', which deals with the rights which people have or can acquire, and the 'Doctrine of Virtue', which deals with the virtues they ought to acquire. Mary Gregor's translation, revised for publication in the Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy series, is the only complete translation of the whole text, and includes extensive annotation on Kant's difficult and sometimes unfamiliar vocabulary. A new introduction by Roger Sullivan sets the work in its historical and philosophical context. -- Back cover.

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