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Metaphysics and Morality

Philip Pettit

Metaphysics and Morality

Essays in Honour of J.J.C. Smart

by Philip Pettit

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Published by Blackwell Pub .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJean Norman (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7608616M
ISBN 100631150439
ISBN 109780631150435

Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals, a volume of pages, is a wide-ranging book that may strike some readers as disorganized or, at least, lacking in specific focus and interconnection of its parts. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features Kant: The Metaphysics of Morals inclinations insofar judge judgment justice Kant Kant's kind land legislative matter means merely metaphysical first principles Metaphysics of Morals moral law nature negative duties noumenon one's duty /5(5).

Buy The Death of Metaphysics, the Death of Culture: Epistemology, Metaphysics, and Morality (Philosophical Studies in Contemporary Culture) by Cherry, Mark J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible : Hardcover. Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals Book Summary: Immanuel Kant’s Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals is one of the most important texts in the history of ethics. In it Kant searches for the supreme principle of morality and argues for a conception of the moral life that has made this work a continuing source of controversy and an object of reinterpretation for over two centuries.

The Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals was published in , In order to understand what Kant is up to in this book, it is useful to know something about Kant's other works and about the intellectual climate of his time. Kant tries to develop a moral philosophy that depends only on the fundamental concepts of reason.   Published in , the Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals is one of the most powerful texts in the history of ethical thought. In this book, Immanuel Kant formulates and justifies a supreme principle of morality that issues universal and unconditional moral commands.


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The Metaphysics of Morals is Kant's major work in applied moral philosophy in which he deals with the basic principles of rights and of virtues. It comprises two parts: the "Doctrine of Right," which deals with the rights that people have or can acquire, and the "Doctrine of Virtue," which deals with the virtues they ought to acquire.4/5.

Description From Morality to Metaphysics offers an argument for the existence of God, based on our most fundamental moral beliefs. Angus Ritchie engages with a range of the most significant secular moral philosophers of our time, and argues that they all face a. LIST OF WORKS COMPRISING KANT’S SYSTEM.

Critik der reinen Vernunft; that is, Inquiry into the Reach and Extent of the à priori Operations of the Human Understanding: first published at Riga in II. In Kant published a defence of the Critik, entitled Metaphysical Prolegomena.

At the same time the first part of the Ethics appeared, under the title of Grundlegung zur Metaphysik. Introduction This is a book on metaethics—in particular, an inquiry into the metaphysical foundations of morality. After carefully exploring the metaphysical commitments, or lack thereof, of the leading versions of moral anti-realism, Kulp develops a new and in-depth theory of moral realism.

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Kant conceives his investigation as a work of foundational ethics—one that clears the ground for future research by explaining the core concepts and principles of moral theory and showing that they are normative for rational agents.

Kant aspires to. Book Description: Immanuel Kant'sGroundwork for the Metaphysics of Moralsis one of the most important texts in the history of ethics. In it Kant searches for the supreme principle of morality and argues for a conception of the moral life that has made this work a continuing source of controversy and an object of reinterpretation for over two new edition of Kant's work provides a fresh translation that.

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Yet The Metaphysics of Morals differs also from what Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (, ) and Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals () might lead us to expect.

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