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English] Groundwork for themetaphysicsofmorals / Immanuel Kant ; edited and translated by Allen W. Wood ; with essays by J. B. Schneewind . . . [et al.]. p. cm.—(Rethinking the Western tradition) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-300-09486-8 (cloth)—ISBN 0-300-09487-6...

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Published in 1785, the GroundworkoftheMetaphysicsofMorals is one ofthe most powerful texts in the history of ethical thought. In this book, Immanuel Kant formulates and justifies a supreme principle ofmorality that issues universal and unconditional moral commands.

The Groundwork for theMetaphysicsofMorals was written in 1785, four years after Kant had written his magnum opus, The Critique of Pure Reason.

the idea that moral judgments are based on reason. Specifically, a special type of reason that Kant is the first to identify. Kant says that "right actions"

This volume contains the first facing-page German-English edition of Kant's GroundworkoftheMetaphysicsofMorals. It presents a new, authentic edition oftheGerman text and a carefully revised version of Mary Gregor's acclaimed English translation...

Pagination ofthe standard Prussian Academy of Sciences edition of 1903 is helpfully given in the left hand margins oftheGerman pages.

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Kant: GroundworkoftheMetaphysicofMorals In the translation by by H. J. Paton This article consists of notes on Kant’s preparatory

The sole aim ofthe present groundwork is to seek out and establish the supreme principle ofmorality. to develop a "pure" moral philosophy, a "metaphysicsofmorals" that relies on the a priori concepts of reason, not on empirical (based on observation/experience rather than logic) observations.

...ofMorals A. FOUR CASES 3) Laziness: can be universalized, but contradicts itself because if no one worked there would be nothing for all of us

Published in 1785, the GroundworkoftheMetaphysicsofMorals is one ofthe most powerful texts in the history of ethical thought. In this book, Immanuel Kant formulates and justifies a supreme principle ofmorality that issues universal and unconditional moral commands.

Kant’s GroundworkoftheMetaphysicofMorals Immanuel Kant was one ofthe most important European philosophers and lived from 1724 to 1804. In his time he created GroundworkoftheMetaphysic of Metaphysic ofMorals. Kant starts by stating that “By identifying a good will as the...

Free Essay: Kant’s GroundworksoftheMetaphysicsofMorals and Mill’s Utilitarianism present morality from two vastly different perspectives.

That notion of following the universal moral law is what gives the action, Kant thinks, its worth that is what makes it worthy ofthe special esteem he thinks we give actions when people have done them just because they thought they were right. This is the setup for Kant's all important and famous...

GroundworkoftheMetaphysicsofMorals (German: Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten; 1785; also known as the

Published in 1785, the GroundworkoftheMetaphysicsofMorals is one ofthe most powerful texts in the history of ethical thought.

Out of Print. Immanuel Kant’s Groundwork for theMetaphysicsofMorals is one ofthe most important texts in the history of ethics.

The family belonged to the Protestant sect ofthe Pietists, and Kant went to a Pietist school. The emphasis on reason in Kant’s philosophy is sometimes interpreted as a reaction against his religious education. Biographers also stress that his parents might have influenced him less through their...

GroundworkoftheMetaphysicsofMorals (German: Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten; 1785; also known as the Foundations oftheMetaphysicsof

There can be both a metaphysicsof nature (of physics) and ofmorals (ethics), the second of which can be broken down into the empirical (practical anthropology) and the rational (morals).

Published in 1785, the GroundworkoftheMetaphysicsofMorals is one ofthe most powerful texts in the history of ethical thought. In this book, Immanuel Kant formulates and justifies a supreme principle ofmorality that issues universal and unconditional moral commands.

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The 'Groundwork' is famous because ofthe categorical imperative, which says, roughly, that we ought to act only according to rules which we could coherently 'will' to be universal laws (4:421). But the deceptively slim book also contains fascinating ideas about human autonomy, duty, dignity, happiness...

One ofthe most influential thinkers ofthe Western civilization, a man who profoundly shaped the mind-set ofthe modern world, Immanuel Kant

Published in 1785, the GroundworkoftheMetaphysicsofMorals is one ofthe most powerful texts in the history of ethical thought. In this book, Immanuel Kant formulates and justifies a supreme principle ofmorality that issues universal and unconditional moral commands.

This new edition of Kant’s work provides a fresh translation that is uniquely faithful to the German original and more fully annotated than any previous translation. There are also four essays by well-known scholars that discuss Kant’s views and the philosophical issues raised by the Groundwork.

In the preface to the GroundworkKant motivates the need for pure moral philosophy and makes some preliminary remarks to situate his project

Kant’sGroundwork for theMetaphysicsof Moralsis a very hard book to understand. Those of us who have put this volume together plainly think it’s worth trying to do so.

3. Published in 1785, Immanuel Kant's GroundworkoftheMetaphysicsofMorals ranks alongside Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics as one ofthe most profound and influential works in moral philosophy ever written. In Kant's own words, its aim is to identify and corroborate the...

The Foundations oftheMetaphysicsofMorals or GroundworkoftheMetaphysicsofMorals (German: Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten, 1785), Immanuel Kant's first contribution to moral philosophy, argues for an a priori basis for morality.

8. What is the third proposition ofmorality? (287.1) Can we respect an inclination? What is the "highest and unconditional" good?