The Metaphysics of Morals
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (1996)
The Metaphysics of Morals is Kant's major work in applied moral philosophy in which he deals with the basic principles of rights and of virtues. It comprises two parts: the 'Doctrine of Right', which deals with the rights which people have or can acquire, and the 'Doctrine of Virtue', which deals with the virtues they ought to acquire. Mary Gregor's translation, revised for publication in the Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy series, is the only complete translation of the whole text, and includes extensive annotation on Kant's difficult and sometimes unfamiliar vocabulary. A new introduction by Roger Sullivan sets the work in its historical and philosophical context. This volume will be of wide interest to students of ethics and of legal and political philosophy.
|Keywords||Ethics Early works to 1800 Duty Early works to 1800 Virtue Early works to 1800|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$163.65 used $2411.01 new Amazon page|
|Call number||B2785.E5.G7413 1996|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Stuart Toddington (2015). Agency, Authority, and the Logic of Mutual Recognition. Ratio Juris 28 (1):89-109.
Jeanette Kennett (2002). Autism, Empathy and Moral Agency. Philosophical Quarterly 52 (208):340-357.
Peter B. M. Vranas (2007). I Ought, Therefore I Can. Philosophical Studies 136 (2):167 - 216.
Marilea Bramer (2010). The Importance of Personal Relationships in Kantian Moral Theory: A Reply to Care Ethics. Hypatia 25 (1):121-139.
Alfred Archer & Michael Ridge (2015). The Heroism Paradox: Another Paradox of Supererogation. Philosophical Studies 172 (6):1575-1592.
Similar books and articles
Aleš Havlíček & Filip Karfík (eds.) (1998). The Republic and the Laws of Plato: Proceedings of the First Symposium Platonicum Pragense. Oikoumenh.
Francis Bacon (1982). Essays ; Advancement of Learning ; New Atlantis. Franklin Library.
Porphyry (1823/1994). Select Works of Porphyry. Prometheus Trust.
Bernard Mandeville (1924/1989). The Fable of the Bees, or, Private Vices, Publick Benefits. Liberty Classics.
Henry More (1995). Henry More's Manual of Metaphysics: A Translation of the Enchiridium Metaphysicum (1679) with an Introduction and Notes. G. Olms Verlag.
David Hartley (1791/1998). Observations on Man. Woodstock Books.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads1 ( #673,953 of 1,781,467 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #295,005 of 1,781,467 )
How can I increase my downloads?