Overview

The considerable extensions and refinements undertaken by Kant in comparison with his earlier works, above all in his "Doctrine of Virtue”, are shown to be of relevance to contemporary modern debates on theoretical moral questions.The papers collected in this volume each discuss Kant’s central ideas in the context of his earlier writings on ethics and within the context of our contemporary ethical debates. Thus the significance and possible extent of an ethics of virtue understood in the Kantian sense become ...

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Kant's Ethics of Virtue

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Overview

The considerable extensions and refinements undertaken by Kant in comparison with his earlier works, above all in his "Doctrine of Virtue”, are shown to be of relevance to contemporary modern debates on theoretical moral questions.The papers collected in this volume each discuss Kant’s central ideas in the context of his earlier writings on ethics and within the context of our contemporary ethical debates. Thus the significance and possible extent of an ethics of virtue understood in the Kantian sense become clear.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783110209655
  • Publisher: De Gruyter
  • Publication date: 12/10/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 302
  • File size: 484 KB

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Monika Betzler, University of Berne, Switzerland.

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors 1

List of Abbreviations 5

Kant's Ethics of Virtue: An Introduction Monika Betzler Betzler, Monika 7

Kantian Virtue and 'Virtue Ethics' Thomas E. Hill, Jr. Hill, Thomas E., Jr. 29

Was Kant a Virtue Ethicist? Robert N. Johnson Johnson, Robert N. 61

The Priority of the Right in Kant's Ethics Jorg Schroth Schroth, Jorg 77

Being Virtuous and the Virtues: Two Aspects of Kant's Doctrine of Virtue Philip Stratton Lake Lake, Philip Stratton 101

Emotions in Kant's Later Moral Philosophy: Honour and the Phenomenology of Moral Value Elizabeth Anderson Anderson, Elizabeth 123

The Concept of Love in Kant's Virtue Ethics Christoph Horn Horn, Christoph 147

Kant on Respect, Dignity, and the Duty of Respect Stephen Darwall Darwall, Stephen 175

Treating Oneself Merely as a Means Samuel J. Kerstein Kerstein, Samuel J. 201

Duties to Others: Demands and Limits Katja Maria Vogt Vogt, Katja Maria 219

Virtue Ethics, Kantian Ethics, and the "One Thought Too Many" Objection Marcia Baron Baron, Marcia 245

Kant on Solving Moral Conflicts Andrea Esser Esser, Andrea 279

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