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Description - Kant and the Cultivation of Virtue by Chris W. Surprenant

In this book, Chris W. Surprenant puts forward an original position concerning Kant's practical philosophy and the intersection between his moral and political philosophy. Although Kant provides a detailed account of the nature of morality, the nature of human virtue, and how right manifests itself in civil society, he does not explain fully how individuals are able to become virtuous. This book aims to resolve this problem by showing how an individual is able to cultivate virtue, the aim of Kant's practical philosophy. Through an examination of Kant's accounts of autonomy, the state, and religion, and their effects on the cultivation of virtue, Surprenant develops a Kantian framework for moral education, and ultimately raises the question of whether or not Kantian virtue is possible in practice.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415735209
ISBN-10: 0415735203
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 138
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Jun-2014
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Chris W. Surprenant

Chris W. Surprenant is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of New Orleans, US where he directs the Alexis de Tocqueville Project in Law, Liberty, and Morality. He is the co-editor of Kant and Education: Interpretations and Commentary.

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