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Kant and Applied Ethics The Uses and Limits of Kant's Practical Philosophy von Altman, Matthew C. (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 26.08.2011
  • Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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Kant and Applied Ethics

Kant and Applied Ethics makes an important contribution to Kant scholarship, illuminating the vital moral parameters of key ethical debates.

Offers a critical analysis of Kant's ethics, interrogating the theoretical bases of his theory and evaluating their strengths and weaknesses
Examines the controversies surrounding the most important ethical discussions taking place today, including abortion, the death penalty, and same-sex marriage
Joins innovative thinkers in contemporary Kantian scholarship, including Christine Korsgaard, Allen Wood, and Barbara Herman, in taking Kant's philosophy in new and interesting directions
Clarifies Kant's legacy for applied ethics, helping us to understand how these debates have been structured historically and providing us with the philosophical tools to address them

Matthew C. Altman is an assistant professor of philosophy and director of the William O. Douglas Honors College at Central Washington University. He is the author of A Companion to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason' (2008) as well as many articles in ethics, applied ethics, social/political philosophy, and the history of philosophy.

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 328
    Erscheinungsdatum: 26.08.2011
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781118114131
    Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
    Größe: 680 kBytes
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