Naturalism and Realism in Kant's Ethics

Naturalism and Realism in Kant's Ethics

by Frederick Rauscher


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107460829
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/15/2018
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Frederick Rauscher is Professor of Philosophy at Michigan State University. He is the editor and co-translator of Kant: Lectures and Drafts on Political Philosophy (with Kenneth R. Westphal, Cambridge, 2015), co-translator of Notes and Fragments (with Paul Guyer and Curtis Bowman, Cambridge, 2005), and editor of Kant in Brazil (2012).

Table of Contents

Citations of Kant's writings; Introduction; Part I. Laying the Ground: 1. Moral realism and naturalism; 2. The place of ethics in Kant's philosophy; Part II. Practical Reason in Nature: 3. The priority of the practical and the fact of reason; 4. The transcendental status of empirical reason; Part III. Morality beyond Nature?: 5. 'God' without God: the status of the postulates; 6. From many to one to none: non-natural free choice; 7. Value and the inexplicability of the practical; Postscript: Kant's naturalist moral idealism; Works cited; Index.

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