The Value of Humanity: Reflections on Korsgaard's Transcendental Argument

In Joel Smith & Peter Sullivan (eds.), Transcendental Philosophy and Naturalism. Oxford University Press. pp. 74 (2011)

Robert Stern
University of Sheffield
This article considers Christine Korsgaard's argument for the value of humanity, and the role that her transcendental argument plays in this, to the effect that an agent must value her own humanity. Two forms of that argument are considered, and the second is defended. The analysis of her position is also put in the context of debates about transcendental arguments more generally.
Keywords Christine Korsgaard  Transcendental arguments
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