Mark Timmons received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska and is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Illinois State University. His publications include: “Contradictions and the Categorical Imperative,” Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie (1984, vol. 69) and “Act Utilitarianism and the Moral Fanaticism Argument,” Philosophical Studies (1984, vol. 86). Along with Nelson T. Potter, he is editor of Morality and Universality: Essays on Ethical Universalizability (forthcoming, D. Reidel Press).
KANT AND THE POSSIBILITY OF MORAL MOTIVATION*
Article first published online: 26 MAR 2010
1985 The University of Memphis
The Southern Journal of Philosophy
Volume 23, Issue 3, pages 377–398, Fall 1985
How to Cite
Timmons, M. (1985), KANT AND THE POSSIBILITY OF MORAL MOTIVATION. The Southern Journal of Philosophy, 23: 377–398. doi: 10.1111/j.2041-6962.1985.tb00407.x
Throughout this paper, I have incorporated references to Kant's work into the text using the abbreviations given below followed by the German edition page number and English edition page number in that order. All references to the German are from the Akademie edition. The English language editions and my abbreviations for them are: Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten, Paton trans., Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals (New York: Harper & Row, 1948), abbr. G; Die Metaphysik der Sitten Part II (The “Tugendlehre”) Gregor trans., The Metaphysical Elements of Virtue (New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1964), abbr. MdS; Kritik der praktischen Vernunft Beck trans., Critique of Practical Reason (New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1965), abbr. KdpV.
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