David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Lawrence Pasternack (ed.)
The Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals is one of the most important works of moral philosophy ever written, and Kant's most widely read work. It attempts to demonstrate that morality has its foundation in reason and that our wills are free from both natural necessity and the power of desire. It is here that Kant sets out his famous and controversial "categorical imperative", which forms the basis of his moral theory. This book is an essential guide to the Groundwork and the many important and profound claims that Kant raises. The book combines an invaluable introduction to the work offering an exploration of these arguments and setting them in the context of Kant's thinking, along with the complete H. J. Paton translation of the work, and a selection of six of the best contemporary commentaries.
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$11.95 used (70% off) $12.50 new (68% off) $35.88 direct from Amazon (8% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||B2766.Z7.I44 2002|
|ISBN(s)||0415260655 0415260647 9780415260657|
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
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Jens Timmermann (2009). Acting From Duty: Inclination, Reason and Moral Worth. In , Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals: A Critical Guide. Cambridge University Press.
Warner A. Wick (1949). Book Review:The Moral Law, or Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals Immanuel Kant, H. J. Paton. [REVIEW] Ethics 59 (4):291-.
Immanuel Kant (2011). Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals: A German-English Edition. Cambridge University Press.
Jens Timmermann (2007). Kants' Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals: A Commentary. Cambridge University Press.
Lee Anne Peck (2007). Sapere Aude! The Importance of a Moral Education in Kant's Doctrine of Virtue. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 22 (2 & 3):208 – 214.
Thomas E. Hill Jr, & Arnulf Zweig (eds.) (2003). Immanuel Kant: Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. OUP Oxford.
Immanuel Kant (1785/2002). Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. Oxford University Press.
Immanuel Kant (2007). Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals. In Elizabeth Schmidt Radcliffe, Richard McCarty, Fritz Allhoff & Anand Vaidya (eds.), Late Modern Philosophy: Essential Readings with Commentary. Blackwell Pub. Ltd..
Sally S. Sedgwick (2008). Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals: An Introduction. Cambridge University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads30 ( #57,571 of 1,100,730 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #289,271 of 1,100,730 )
How can I increase my downloads?