Blackwell Guides to Great Works: The Blackwell Guide to Kant's Ethics

Editor/Author Hill, Thomas E.
Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Wiley

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ISBN: 978-1-4051-2581-9
Category: Philosophy
Book Status: Available
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Through a collection of new, previously unpublished essays, The Blackwell Guide to Kant's Ethics addresses diverse topics crucial to our understanding of Kant's moral philosophy and its implications for the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

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Abbreviations of Kant's Works
  • Introduction - Thomas E. Hill, Jr.
  • Part I: Basic Themes
  • 1 Good Will and the Moral Worth of Acting from Duty - Robert N. Johnson
  • 2 The Universal Law Formulas - Richard Galvin
  • 3 The Formula of Humanity as an End in Itself - Richard Dean
  • 4 Autonomy and the Kingdom of Ends - Sarah Holtman
  • Part II: Argument and Critique
  • 5 Deriving the Supreme Moral Principle from Common Moral Ideas - Samuel J. Kerstein
  • 6 Why Kant Needs the Second-Person Standpoint - Stephen Darwall
  • Part III: Justice: Private, Public, and International Right
  • 7 Kant on Law and Justice - Arthur Ripstein
  • 8 Kant on Punishment - Nelson Potter
  • 9 Kant's Vision of a Just World Order - Thomas Pogge
  • Part IV: Virtue: Love, Respect, and Duties to Oneself
  • 10 Benefi cence and Other Duties of Love in The Metaphysics of Morals - Marcia Baron and Melissa Seymour Fahmy
  • 11 Duties to Oneself, Duties of Respect to Others - Allen Wood
  • Part V: Retrospective
  • 12 Refl ections on the Enduring Value of Kant's Ethics - Arnulf Zweig