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    Robert B. Louden (2000). Kant's Impure Ethics: From Rational Beings to Human Beings. Oxford University Press.
    This is the first book-length study in any language to examine in detail and critically assess the second part of Kant's ethics- -an empirical, impure part, which determines how best to apply pure principles to the human situation. Drawing attention to Kant's under-explored impure ethics, this revealing investigation refutes the common and long-standing misperception that Kants ethics advocates empty formalism. Making detailed use of a variety of Kantian texts never before translated into English, author Robert B. Louden reassesses the strengths (...)
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    Robert B. Louden (2011). Kant's Human Being: Essays on His Theory of Human Nature. OUP Usa.
    In Kant's Human Being, Robert B. Louden continues and deepens avenues of research first initiated in his highly acclaimed book, Kant's Impure Ethics.
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  3. Robert B. Louden (2006). Virtue Ethics. In D. Borchert (ed.), Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Macmillan Reference 687--689.
     
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  4. Robert B. Louden (1984). On Some Vices of Virtue Ethics. American Philosophical Quarterly 21 (3):227 - 236.
    IN THIS ESSAY I SKETCH SOME VICES OF VIRTUE ETHICS, DRAW ON INFERENCE ABOUT THE PHILOSOPHICAL SOURCE OF THE VICES, AND CONCLUDE WITH A RECOMMENDATION CONCERNING FUTURE EFFORTS IN MORAL THEORY CONSTRUCTION. THE SOURCE OF THE VICES, I ARGUE, LIES IN A MONONOMIC OR SINGLE-PRINCIPLE STRATEGY WITHIN NORMATIVE THEORY CONSTRUCTION, A REDUCTIONIST CONCEPTUAL SCHEME WHICH DISTORTS CERTAIN INTEGRAL ASPECTS OF OUR MORAL EXPERIENCE. MY RECOMMENDATION IS THAT THIS STRATEGY BE ABANDONED, FOR THE MORAL FIELD IS NOT UNITARY--MONONOMIC METHODS ARE NOT (...)
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    Robert B. Louden (1992). Morality and Moral Theory: A Reappraisal and Reaffirmation. Oxford University Press.
    Contemporary philosophers have grown increasingly skeptical toward both morality and moral theory. Some argue that moral theory is a radically misguided enterprise that does not illuminate moral practice, while others simply deny the value of morality in human life. In this important new book, Louden responds to the arguments of both "anti-morality" and "anti-theory" skeptics. In Part One, he develops and defends an alternative conception of morality, which, he argues, captures more of the central features of both Aristotelian and Kantian (...)
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    Robert B. Louden (1986). Kant's Virtue Ethics. Philosophy 61 (238):473 - 489.
  7. Robert B. Louden (1990). Virtue Ethics and Anti-Theory. Philosophia 20 (1-2):93-114.
  8. Robert B. Louden (2003). The Second Part of Morals. In Brian Jacobs & Patrick Kain (eds.), Essays on Kant's Anthropology. Cambridge University Press 60--84.
     
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    Robert B. Louden (2015). Why Be Moral? A New Answer to an Old Question. In Robert Louden & Beatrix Himmelmann (eds.), Why Be Moral? De Gruyter 45-64.
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    Robert B. Louden (1988). Can We Be Too Moral? Ethics 98 (2):361-378.
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    Robert B. Louden (1986). Kant's Virtue Ethics: Robert B. Louden. Philosophy 61 (238):473-489.
    Among moral attributes true virtue alone is sublime. … [I]t is only by means of this idea [of virtue] that any judgment as to moral worth or its opposite is possible. … Everything good that is not based on a morally good disposition … is nothing but pretence and glittering misery. 1.
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    Robert B. Louden (2003). Review: Kant's Metaphysics of Morals: Interpretative Essays. [REVIEW] Mind 112 (448):802-805.
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    Robert B. Louden (2013). The Scope of Autonomy: Kant and the Morality of Freedom. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 21 (2):412 - 415.
    (2013). The Scope of Autonomy: Kant and the Morality of Freedom. British Journal for the History of Philosophy: Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 412-415. doi: 10.1080/09608788.2013.771254.
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    Robert B. Louden (2004). Review: Noble in Reason, Infinite in Faculty: Themes and Variations in Kant's Moral and Religious Philosophy. [REVIEW] Mind 113 (451):569-571.
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  15. Robert B. Louden (2009). Making the Law Visible : The Role of Examples in Kant's Ethics. In Jens Timmermann (ed.), Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals: A Critical Guide. Cambridge University Press
  16. Robert B. Louden (2002). 'What Does Heaven Say?': Christian Wolff and Western Interpretations of Confucian Ethics. In Bryan W. Van Norden (ed.), Confucius and the Analects: New Essays. OUP Usa 73--93.
     
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    Robert B. Louden (2008). Anthropology From a Kantian Point of View: Toward a Cosmopolitan Conception of Human Nature. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 39 (4):515-522.
    Anthropology was a new field of study when Kant first began lecturing on it in 1772, and Kant himself was the first academic to teach regular courses in this area. As is well known, his own approach to anthropology is self-described as 'pragmatic', and Kant's pragmatic anthropology differs markedly from the anthropologies that other early contributors to the new discipline were advocating. In this essay I focus on a fundamental feature of Kant's anthropology that has been under-appreciated in previous discussions; (...)
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    Robert B. Louden (1997). What is Moral Authority? Ancient Philosophy 17 (1):103-118.
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    Robert B. Louden (1983). Rights Infatuation and the Impoverishment of Moral Theory. Journal of Value Inquiry 17 (2):87-102.
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    Robert B. Louden (1992). Go-Carts of Judgement: Exemplars in Kantian Moral Education. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 74 (3):303-322.
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    Robert B. Louden (2009). Language: Who/What Has It? (And Were Aristotle and Descartes Right?). History of Philosophy Quarterly 26 (4):373 - 387.
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    Robert B. Louden (2007). Kantian Moral Humility: Between Aristotle and Paul. [REVIEW] Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 75 (3):632–639.
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    Robert B. Louden (2003). Real Ethics. Ancient Philosophy 23 (2):500-502.
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    Robert B. Louden (1986). Aristotle's Practical Particularism. Ancient Philosophy 6:123-138.
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    Robert B. Louden (1994). On Pincoffs' Conception of Ethics. Journal of Philosophical Research 19:9-22.
    This essay focuses on Edmund Pincoffs’ arguments in defense of virtue ehtics and against ethical theory. His advocacy of virtue ethics hinges on the claims that: 1) the virtues are central to ancient ethics, modern ethics representing an unjustifiable change in orientation; 2) modern ethics is overly legalistic, construing morality merely as a set of universalistic action-guiding rules; 3) modern ethics is objectionably reductivistic, reducing morality to conscientiousness. Pincoffs’ opposition to ethical theory is based on the claims that: 4) ethical (...)
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    Robert B. Louden (1996). Toward a Genealogy of 'Deontology'. Journal of the History of Philosophy 34 (4):571-592.
    Toward a Genealogy of 'Deontology' ROBERT B. LOUDEN [A]ny choice of a conceptual scheme presupposes values. Hilary Putnam, Reason, Truth, and History tN Va'HICS AS ELS~.WHEI~, the basic categories used by writers to mark the conceptual terrain of their field profoundly affect readers' understanding of what is important within the field. And in ethics , most writers who habitually employ the currently accepted categories of their discipline have no knowledge of the particular history of these categories -- of who first (...)
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    Robert B. Louden (2014). Peter Szendy , Kant in the Land of Extraterrestrials: Cosmopolitical Philosofictions . Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 34 (6):339-341.
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    Robert B. Louden & Thomas J. Blakeley (1989). Reviews. [REVIEW] Studies in East European Thought 37 (3):247-256.
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    Robert B. Louden (2014). Nietzsche as Kant's True Heir? Journal of Nietzsche Studies 45 (1):22-30.
    The movement back to Kant in our century is a movement back to the eighteenth century: one wants to regain a right to the old ideals and the old Schwärmerei—for that reason an epistemology that “sets boundaries,” which means that it permits one to posit as one may see fit a beyond of reason [ein Jenseits der Vernunft].What is Nietzsche’s aim in his celebrated but perplexing book Beyond Good and Evil? Is this work simply the paradigmatic case of Bernard Williams’s (...)
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    Robert B. Louden (1992). Aristotle on the Human Good. Ancient Philosophy 12 (2):454-457.
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    Robert B. Louden (2010). Evil Everywhere: The Ordinariness of Kantian Radical Evil. In Sharon Anderson-Gold & Pablo Muchnik (eds.), Kant's Anatomy of Evil. Cambridge University Press 7-27.
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    Robert B. Louden (2012). Johnson , Robert N. Self-Improvement: An Essay in Kantian Ethics Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. Pp. Viii+174. $55.00 (Cloth). [REVIEW] Ethics 122 (4):811-815.
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    Robert B. Louden (1995). Butler's Divine Utilitarianism. History of Philosophy Quarterly 12 (3):265 - 280.
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    Robert B. Louden (1988). The Idea of the Good in Platonic-Aristotelian Philosophy. Ancient Philosophy 8 (2):298-300.
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    Robert B. Louden (1998). The Birth of Rhetoric. Ancient Philosophy 18 (2):459-461.
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    Robert B. Louden (2005). Review: Ameriks, Interpreting Kant's Critiques. [REVIEW] Review of Metaphysics 58 (3):648-649.
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    Kurt Marko, K. M. Jensen, M. C. Chapman, Michael M. Boll, Mitchell Aboulafia, Charles E. Ziegler, Trudy Conway, Thomas A. Shipka, Fred Lawrence, James G. Colbert, John W. Murphy, Robert B. Louden & Maureen Henry (1983). Reviews. [REVIEW] Studies in East European Thought 25 (2):267-271.
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    Robert B. Louden (2007). “Firm as a Rock in Her Own Principles”: (But Not Necessarily a Kantian). Social Theory and Practice 33 (4):667-678.
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    Robert B. Louden (2013). Patrick R. Frierson , What Is the Human Being? Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 33 (6):461-463.
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    Robert B. Louden (2003). Review: Kerstein, Kant's Search for the Supreme Principle of Morality: Kant's Search for the Supreme Principle of Morality. Ethics 113 (4):885-887.
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    S. M. Easton, F. Seddon, Robert B. Louden, David Ingram, Michael Howard, Philip Moran, N. G. O. Pereira & Thomas A. Shipka (1984). Reviews. [REVIEW] Studies in East European Thought 28 (2):219-229.
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    Robert B. Louden (2009). Review of Iain P. D. Morrisson, Kant and the Role of Pleasure in Moral Action. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2009 (8).
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    Robert B. Louden (2012). Kant's Theory of Virtue: The Value of Autocracy (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 50 (1):142-143.
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    Robert B. Louden (2013). Reply to Pablo Muchnik. Kantian Review 18 (3):473-477.
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    Robert B. Louden (1996). Aristotle's Rhetoric. Ancient Philosophy 16 (1):241-245.
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    Robert B. Louden (2007). The Persistence of Subjectivity: On the Kantian Aftermath – Robert B. Pippin. Philosophical Quarterly 57 (226):137–139.
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    Robert B. Louden (2012). Review: Jost & Wuerth (Eds), Perfecting Virtue: New Essays on Kantian Ethics and Virtue Ethics. [REVIEW] Kantian Review 17 (1):161-166.
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    James G. Colbert, Fred Seddon, Julien S. Murphy, John-Christian Smith, John W. Murphy, Michael J. Zenzen & Robert B. Louden (1992). Reviews. [REVIEW] Studies in East European Thought 43 (1):37-71.
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    Robert B. Louden (1997). What is Moral Authority?: Εὐβουλία, Σύνεσις, and Γνώμη Vs. Φρόνησις. Ancient Philosophy 17 (1):103-118.
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    Robert B. Louden (2014). Kant and the World History of Humanity. In Fred Rush & Jürgen Stolzenberg (eds.), Geschichte/History. De Gruyter 3-17.
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