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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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 153 x 229 x 5.59mm | 114g
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • 3rd Third Edition,3 ed.
  • 087220166X
  • 9780872201668
  • 136,529

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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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Immanuel Kant; Translated by James W Eillington
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