Kant's Impure Ethics: From Rational Beings to Human Beings

Oxford University Press (2000)
This is the first book-length study in any language to examine in detail and critically assess the second part of Kant's ethics-<span class='Hi'></span>-an empirical,<span class='Hi'></span> impure part,<span class='Hi'></span> which determines how best to apply pure principles to the human situation.<span class='Hi'></span> Drawing attention to Kant's under-explored impure ethics,<span class='Hi'></span> this revealing investigation refutes the common and long-standing misperception that Kants ethics advocates empty formalism.<span class='Hi'></span> Making detailed use of a variety of Kantian texts never before translated into English,<span class='Hi'></span> author Robert B.<span class='Hi'></span> Louden reassesses the strengths and weaknesses of Kantian ethics as a whole,<span class='Hi'></span> once the second part is re-admitted to its rightful place within Kant's practical philosophy.
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Call number B2799.E8.L68 2000
ISBN(s) 0195130413   9780195130416   0195160304  
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Kate A. Moran (2009). Can Kant Have an Account of Moral Education? Journal of Philosophy of Education 43 (4):471-484.
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