Kant, Duty and Moral Worth

Kant, Duty and Moral Worth

by Philip Stratton-Lake, Stratton-Lake P., Phillip Stratton-Lake
     
 

Stratton-Lake offers a unique account of acting from duty which utilizes the distinction between primary and secondary motives. He maintains that moral law should not be understood as normative moral reason but as playing a transcendental role.

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Overview

Stratton-Lake offers a unique account of acting from duty which utilizes the distinction between primary and secondary motives. He maintains that moral law should not be understood as normative moral reason but as playing a transcendental role.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415205245
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory Series, #4
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Doing the right thing just because it is right; 2. Respect and moral motivation; 3. Acting from respect for the moral law; 4. An alternative account of acting from duty; 5. Filling out the details: Ross's theory of prima facie duties; 6. On the value of acting out of duty; 7. Constructivism, side-constraints, and autonomy; 8. Conclusion: Absolutely universal principles and context sensitivityu

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