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Overview

Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals is one of the most important works in modern moral philosophy. This collection of essays, the first of its kind in nearly thirty years, introduces the reader to some of the most important studies of the book from the past two decades, arranged in the form of a collective commentary.
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Review Of Metaphysics
In gathering these essays into a single, affordable volume, the publishers have provided a valuable resource for both students and teachers of Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals. It is a welcome addition to a valuable new series.
Review of Metaphysics
In gathering these essays into a single, affordable volume, the publishers have provided a valuable resource for both students and teachers of Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals. It is a welcome addition to a valuable new series.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780847686292
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 1/1/2007
  • Series: Critical Essays on the Classics Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Guyer is the Florence R. C. Murray Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Kant and the Claims of Taste (Cambridge) and Kant and the Experience of Freedom (Cambridge), the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Kant, and the co-editor and translator with Allen Wood of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (Cambridge, forthcoming).

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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Natural Law, Skepticism, and Methods of Ethics 3
2 The Argument of Kant's Groundwork, Chapter 1 29
3 Kant's Analysis of Obligation: The Argument of Groundwork I 51
4 Kant's Good Will and Our Good Nature 81
5 Consistency in Action 103
6 Mutual Aid and Respect for Persons 133
7 Humanity As End in Itself 165
8 The Categorical Imperative 189
9 The Possibility of the Categorical Imperative 215
10 Kant's Argument for the Rationality of Moral Conduct 249
11 Morality and Freedom: Kant's Reciprocity Thesis 273
12 The Deduction of the Moral Law: The Reasons for the Obscurity of the Final Section of Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals 303
Bibliography 343
Index 359
About the Authors 367
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