Cambridge University Press (2009)

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Pablo Muchnik
Emerson College
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Kant infamously claimed that all human beings, without exception, are evil by nature. This collection of essays critically examines and elucidates what he must have meant by this indictment. It shows the role which evil plays in his overall philosophical project and analyses its relation to individual autonomy. Furthermore, it explores the relevance of Kant's views for understanding contemporary questions such as crimes against humanity and moral reconstruction. Leading scholars in the field engage a wide range of sources from which a distinctly Kantian theory of evil emerges, both subtle and robust, and capable of shedding light on the complex dynamics of human immorality.
Keywords Good and evil
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Call number B2799.G65.K38 2010
ISBN(s) 9781107414730   0521514320   9780521514323   9780511687723   1107414733
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