Kant's Lectures on Ethics: A Critical Guide

Kant's Lectures on Ethics: A Critical Guide

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ISBN-13: 9781108454155
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/15/2018
Series: Cambridge Critical Guides
Pages: 309
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

Lara Denis is Professor of Philosophy at Agnes Scott College. She is the editor of Kant's Metaphysics of Morals: A Critical Guide (Cambridge, 2010), and has published numerous essays in journals and books, including in Kant-Studien, Kantian Review and Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, and Kant's Tugendlehre: A Comprehensive Commentary (2013), Perfecting Virtue: New Essays in Kantian Ethics and Virtue Ethics (Cambridge, 2011) and The Cambridge Companion to Kant and Modern Philosophy (Cambridge, 2006).

Oliver Sensen is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Philosophy at Tulane University. He is the author of Kant on Human Dignity (2011), editor of Kant on Moral Autonomy (Cambridge, 2012), and co-editor of Kant's Tugendlehre (2013).

Table of Contents

Foreword J. B. Schneewind; Introduction Lara Denis and Oliver Sensen; Part I. The Sources: 1. Kant's lectures on ethics and Baumgarten's moral philosophy Stefano Bacin; 2. Herder: religion and moral motivation Patrick R. Frierson; 3. Collins: Kant's proto-critical position Manfred Kuehn; 4. Mrongovius II: a supplement to the Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals Jens Timmermann; 5. Vigilantius: morality for humans Robert B. Louden; Part II. Practical Philosophy: 6. Ancient insights in Kant's conception of the highest good Stephen Engstrom; 7. Kant's history of ethics Allen W. Wood; 8. Moral obligation and free will Oliver Sensen; 9. The elusive story of Kant's permissive laws B. Sharon Byrd; 10. On the logic of imputation in the Vigilantius lecture notes Joachim Hruschka; Part III. Ethics: 11. Freedom, ends, and the derivation of duties in the Vigilantius notes Paul Guyer; 12. Proper self-esteem and duties to oneself Lara Denis; 13. Virtue, self-mastery, and the autocracy of practical reason Anne Margaret Baxley; 14. Love Jeanine Grenberg; 15. Love of honor, emulation, and the psychology of the devilish vices Houston Smit and Mark Timmons; Works cited; Index.

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