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Kant"s theory of morals.

Bruce Aune

Kant"s theory of morals.

by Bruce Aune

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Published by Princeton University P in Princeton, New Jersey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kant, Immanuel, -- 1724-1804.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination217p.
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13729004M

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Which one of the following is not a major criticism raised against Kant's moral theory? The categorical imperative discriminates against people of no or low income. Kant has three main themes in his book .

    Kant confirms the structure of the argument of the three propositions as just represented—in terms of the objective and the subjective—in a statement that conludes the paragraph introduced by the third proposition: “an action from duty is to put aside entirely the influence of inclination and with it every object of the will; hence there. In spite of its horrifying title Kant’s Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals is one of the small books which are truly great; it has exercised on human thought an influence almost ludicrously disproportionate to its size.1 1. An Introduction to Kantian Ethics Immanuel Kant was born in in Königsberg in East Prussia, where he died in Kant is famous for revolutionising how we Author: Mark Dimmock, Andrew Fisher.

    The best books on Immanuel Kant recommended by Adrian Moore. Immanuel Kant was born in Königsberg, lived in Königsberg, and never travelled very far from Königsberg—but his mind ranged across vast territories, says Oxford philosophy professor, Adrian selects five key texts for coming to grips with the work of "the greatest philosopher of all time.". Immanuel Kant: Radical Evil. The subject of Immanuel Kant’s philosophy of religion has received more attention in the beginning of the 21 st century than it did in Kant’s own time. Religion was an unavoidable topic for Kant since it addresses the ultimate questions of metaphysics and morality.


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Book Description Using the most nontechnical language possible, the text offers a detailed, authoritative account of Kant's moral philosophy, including his ethical theory, philosophy of Cited by: Kant's Theory of Morals Series: Princeton Legacy Library Written for the general reader and the student of moral philosophy, this book provides a clear and unified treatment of Kant’s theory of morals.

Bruce Aune takes into account all of Kant’s principal writings on morality and presents them in a contemporary idiom.

And, perhaps the most influential contribution of Kant's moral theory lies in his theory of moral motivation. In this book, Daniel Guevara offers an account of Kant's theory of moral motivation that comprehends the most challenging and controversial aspects of Kant's theory of the will and human moral motivational a defends conclusions that go against the preponderance of the literature, especially in his claim that for Kant, the moral Cited by:   Kant's Theory of Morals.

Written for the general reader and the student of moral philosophy, this book provides a clear and unified treatment of Kant's theory of morals. Bruce Aune takes into account all of Kant's principal writings on morality and presents them in a contemporary idiom.

Originally published in /5. Immanuel Kant's Moral Theory. This book, sure to become a standard reference work, is a comprehensive, lucid, and systematic commentary on Kant's practical (or moral) philosophy. Kant is arguably the most important moral philosopher of the modern period.4/5(1). The opening passage of Immanuel Kant’s Groundwork for a Metaphysic of Morals proclaims that “it is impossible to conceive of anything in the world, or indeed beyond it, that can be understood as good without qualification except for a good will.” This is a clear and elegant statement of the theory of value that serves as the basis for Kant’s ethical theory of respect for persons.

Written for the general reader and the student of moral philosophy, this book provides a clear and unified treatment of Kant's theory of morals. Bruce Aune takes into account all of Kant's principal writings on morality and presents them in a contemporary idiom. Originally published in Cited by: Immanuel Kant's work on morality and ethics primarily comes from his.

One of the pro points about Immanuel Kant's theory of the moral imperative is that with individual's acting from a sense of universal rightness, according the Formula of Universal Law, moral. KANT: MORALITY BASED ON REASON ALONE Kant’s Argument: 1) There is a purpose for the existence of things - that is the world is ordered and has ultimate principles.

2) Happiness is for the lesser creatures not gifted with rationality. 3) Because we are rational we are capable of something beyond mere Size: 1MB. Written for the general reader and the student of moral philosophy, this book provides a clear and unified treatment of Kant's theory of morals.

Bruce Aune takes into account all of Kant's principal writings on morality and presents them in a contemporary idiom.

Originally published in Author: Bruce Aune. The key to Kant’s belief regarding what makes humans moral beings is the fact that we are free and rational creatures.

To treat someone as a means to your own ends or purposes is to not respect this fact about : Emrys Westacott. IN FAVOR KANT’S ETHICAL THEORY: 1. Rational, consistent, impartial: Kant’s view emphasizes the importance of rationality, consistency, impartiality, and respect for persons in the way we live our lives.

If Kant is correct that moral absolutes cannot be violated, then he prevents any loopholes, self-serving exceptions, and personal.

To Kant, all humans must be seen as inherently worthy of respect and dignity. He argued that all morality must stem from such duties: a duty based on a deontological ethic.

Consequences such as pain or pleasure are irrelevant. (Well, he was German). To Kant some duties are absolute. These are the obligations to do certain types of by: 2.

Kant identified three corollaries of his theory of justice that deserve brief mention. First, justice is concerned only with external actions by which one person can influence other people, whether directly or indirectly.

Second, justice is not concerned with the desires, wishes, or needs of other people. Immanuel Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals ranks alongside Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics as one of the most profound and influential works in moral philosophy 4/5(2).

In his foundational works concerning practical reason, the Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals and the Critique of Practical Reason, Kant tends to characterize sensible feelings and inclinations as potential obstacles to moral action, at one point depicting inclination as “a natural and unconquerable aversion” to duty (Gr 4: ; The groundwork for the metaphysics of morals is not God–and there is an entire book of Kant’s that makes great efforts to explain the actual groundwork.

To say that the categorical imperative can be expressed as “what if everybody did this?” is to present a misrepresentation.

Kant believed that reason is also the source of morality, and that aesthetics arise from a faculty of disinterested judgment. Kant's views continue to have a major influence on contemporary philosophy, especially the fields of epistemology, ethics, political theory, and post-modern : Age of Enlightenment.

Rational – Kant is not swayed by emotion. His theory does not allow favouritism. It is a purely rational theory. Human Rights – Provides a basis for Human Rights. Equality and Justice – Provides a basis for modern conceptions of equality and justice.

International Law – Provides a basis for a lot of British and international Law. Written for the general reader and the student of moral philosophy, this book provides a clear and unified treatment of Kant's theory of morals.

Bruce Aune takes into account all of Kant's principal writings on morality and presents them in a contemporary idiom. Originally published in KANTIAN ETHICS.

German philosopher Immanuel Kant () was an opponent of utilitarianism. Leading 20 th century proponent of Kantianism: Professor Elizabeth Anscombe (). Basic Summary: Kant, unlike Mill, believed that certain types of actions (including murder, theft, and lying) were absolutely prohibited, even in cases where the action would bring about more happiness than the.Kant: “Moral Duty” Kant describes the moral dilemma of telling a lie.

Kant applies that the meaning behind the false claim is what determines its morality or whether it shall be accepted. The morality of the act relies upon whether it is “clever” and self-benefitting act or whether it is a matter of duty to make the false promise.