Douramar Kant argues that every human being is an end in himself or herself, never to be used as a means by others, and that moral obligation is an expression of the human capacity for autonomy or self-government. This volume will be of wide interest to students of ethics and of legal and political philosophy. Serious students of Kant will be grateful to Mr. Contents Transition from common rational to philosophic moral cognition. Immanuel Kant — — Cambridge University Press.
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Zulurn It comprises two parts: For contemporary readers especially, his style of writing is after all that of the eighteenth century and his convoluted sentences, oof sometimes eloquent and inspiring, can be fregor deterrent and a distraction from the power of his insights.
Her translation seems to be intended mainly for other scholars, readers sophisticated in philosophy and at ease with the English of the highly educated. Critique of Practical Reason. Transition from popular grdgor philosophy to metaphysics of morals. Kant, however, had perceived an important gap in his system and had begun rethinking its foundations. But having the German and English texts facing each other, the way the famous Loeb edition of Greek and Roman classics does, is a great convenience.
Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, in Focus. Essential Readings with Commentary. Not all the emendations are felicitous. From the early s onward, Kant was regarded by the coming generation of philosophers as having overthrown all previous systems and as having opened up a whole new philosophical vista.
Find it on Scholar. Of course that entails some compromise with the ideal of an exact translation. Request removal from index. Cambridge University Press Amazon. Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals. Mary J. Gregor ed. Contents Transition from common rational to philosophic moral cognition. Other editions — View all Kant: What we have is a foundation for a book yet to be written. Account Options Sign in.
Transition from metaphysics of morals to the critique of pure practical reason. Serious students of Kant will be grateful to Mr. Science Logic and Mathematics. Sign in to use this feature.
This volume will be of wide interest to students of ethics and of legal and political philosophy. Although the translation is on the whole exceptionally accurate, I have found a few choices with which I would quibble. Herder, whose writings on anthropology and history challenged his Enlightenment convictions, Kant turned his attention to issues in the philosophy of morality and history, writing several short essays on the philosophy of history and sketching his ethical theory in the Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals Most Related.
KANT GROUNDWORK OF THE METAPHYSICS OF MORALS MARY GREGOR PDF
GROUNDWORK OF THE METAPHYSICS OF MORALS MARY GREGOR PDF
Kant: The Metaphysics of Morals