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Kantian Ethics

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Klappentext Allen Wood examines Kant's views on ethics and how they may be used to develop a viable ethical theory. Zusammenfassung In this book! Allen Wood investigates Kant's conception of ethical theory! using it to develop a viable approach to the rights and moral duties of human beings. Of special interest are the book's treatment of such topics as freedom of the will! the state's role in securing economic justice! sexual morality! and the prohibition on lying. Inhaltsverzeichnis Preface; 1. Reason; 2. Moral worth; 3. Ethical theory; 4. The moral law; 5. Humanity; 6. Autonomy; 7. Freedom; 8. Virtue; 9. Duties; 10. Conscience; 11. Social justice; 12. Punishment; 13. Sex; 14. Lies; 15. Consequences.

About the author

Allen Wood is Ward W. and Pricilla B. Woods Professor at Stanford University. He was a John S. Guggenheim Fellow at the Free University in Berlin, and a national Endowment for the Humanities Fellow at the University of Bonn. He developed parts of this book in the 2005 Isaiah Berlin Lectures at Oxford University. Along with Paul Guyer, Professor Wood is co-editor of the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant and translator of the Critique of Pure Reason. He is the author or editor of a number of other works, mainly on Kant, Hegel and Karl Marx.

Product details

Authors Allen W. Wood, Allen W. (Stanford University Wood
Publisher Cambridge University Press ELT
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 10.12.2007
EAN 9780521671149
ISBN 978-0-521-67114-9
No. of pages 362
Subjects Humanities, art, music > Philosophy > General, dictionaries
Non-fiction book > Philosophy, religion > Philosophy: general, reference works

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