Pessimism in Kant's Ethics and Rational Religion

Pessimism in Kant's Ethics and Rational Religion

by Dennis Vanden Auweele


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498580397
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 11/05/2018
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.44(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Dennis Vanden Auweele is postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Philosophy of KU Leuven.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Pessimism, Theodicy and The Protestant Factor
Chapter 2: Grounding Morality in Duty and Autonomy
Chapter 3: Motivating Morality by Respect
Chapter 4: Natural (In)Aptitude for Morality
Interlude: The Problem of Moral Motivation
Chapter 5: Religious Assistance through Moral Education
Chapter 6: Kantian Christianity, Sincerity and Pessimism
Conclusion: Where does a Kantian pessimism lead?

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