The Blackwell Guide to Kant's Ethics

The Blackwell Guide to Kant's Ethics

Editor(s): Thomas E. Hill

Published Online: 31 MAR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405125826

Online ISBN: 9781444308488

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308488

About this Book

Through a collection of new, previously unpublished essays, TheBlackwell Guide to Kant's Ethics addresses diverse topics crucial to our understanding of Kant's moral philosophy and its implications for the modern age.

  • Provides a fresh perspective on themes in Kant's moral philosophy
  • Addresses systematically Kant's foundational work, Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals and his more specific treatment of justice and virtue in The Metaphysics of Morals
  • Includes essays by both established scholars and rising stars
  • Identifies common misperceptions of Kant's thought and challenges some prevailing interpretations
  • Shows how Kant developed and supplemented his earlier ethical thought with specific discussions of practical issues in law, international relations, personal relations, and self-regarding virtues and vices

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Basic Themes

  2. Part II: Argument and Critique

  3. Part III: Justice: Private, Public, and International Right

  4. Part IV: Virtue: Love, Respect, and Duties to Oneself

  5. Part V: Retrospective

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