Kant and Applied Ethics (Innbundet)

The Uses and Limits of Kant's Practical Philosophy


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 330
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780470657669
Omtale Kant and Applied Ethics
Kant and Applied Ethics makes an important contribution to Kant scholarship, illuminating the vital moral parameters of key ethical debates. * Offers a critical analysis of Kant s ethics, interrogating the theoretical bases of his theory and evaluating their strengths and weaknesses * Examines the controversies surrounding the most important ethical discussions taking place today, including abortion, the death penalty, and same-sex marriage * Joins innovative thinkers in contemporary Kantian scholarship, including Christine Korsgaard, Allen Wood, and Barbara Herman, in taking Kant s philosophy in new and interesting directions * Clarifies Kant s legacy for applied ethics, helping us to understand how these debates have been structured historically and providing us with the philosophical tools to address them

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