Creating the Kingdom of Ends
By (author) Christine M. Korsgaard
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Creating the Kingdom of Ends by Christine M. Korsgaard
Book DescriptionChristine Korsgaard has become one of the leading interpreters of Kant's moral philosophy. She is identified with a small group of philosophers who are intent on producing a version of Kant's moral philosophy that is at once sensitive to its historical roots while revealing its particular relevance to contemporary problems. She rejects the traditional picture of Kant's ethics as a cold vision of the moral life which emphasises duty at the expense of love and value. Rather, Kant's work is seen as providing a resource for addressing not only the metaphysics of morals, but also for tackling practical questions about personal relations, politics, and everyday human interaction. This collection contains some of the finest current work on Kant's ethics and will command the attention of all those involved in teaching and studying moral theory.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521499620
(228mm x 152mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Jul-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Christine M. Korsgaard
Kant: Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, Hardback (April 2012)
The revised edition of the Cambridge translation of one of the most powerful texts in the history of ethical thought.
Self-constitution, Hardback (March 2009)
Christine M. Korsgaard presents an account of the foundation of practical reason and moral obligation, based on a new theory of action and interaction. She proposes that the function of an action is to constitute the agency and therefore the identity of the person who does it, and that only morally good action can serve this function.
Constitution of Agency, Paperback (October 2008)
Christine M. Korsgaard is one of today's leading moral philosophers: this volume collects ten influential papers by her on practical reason and moral psychology. She draws on the work of such great philosophers as Plato, Aristotle, Kant, and Hume, showing how their ideas can inform the solution of contemporary and traditional problems.
Reclaiming the History of Ethics, Paperback (May 2008)» View all books by Christine M. Korsgaard
The essays in this volume offer an approach to the history of moral and political philosophy that takes its inspiration from John Rawls.
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