Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals

Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals : with On a Supposed Right to Lie because of Philanthropic Concerns

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This expanded edition of James Ellington's preeminent translation includes Ellington's new translation of Kant's essay Of a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns in which Kant replies to one of the standard objections to his moral theory as presented in the main text: that it requires us to tell the truth even in the face of disastrous consequences.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 153 x 229 x 5.59mm | 114g
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • 3rd Third Edition,3 ed.
  • 087220166X
  • 9780872201668
  • 132,216

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I love teaching this edition of the Groundwork. It is highly readable while accurate, and affordable for undergraduates. --Mark LeBar, Ohio University
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About Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant, 1724 - 1804, ist hauptsächlich durch seine erkenntnistheoretischen philosophischen Werke wie z.B. "Kritik der reinen Vernunft" (1781) bekannt geworden und gilt als Begründer der klassischen deutschen Philosophie. Die naturwissenschaftlichen Arbeiten Kants entstanden vorwiegend in seiner frühen Schaffensperiode. Seine bedeutendste Leistung auf dem Gebiet der Naturwissenschaften ist die "Kosmogonie", die 1755 zum ersten Mal erschien.
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