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    Autocracy and Autonomy.Anne Margaret Baxley - 2003 - Kant-Studien 94 (1):1-23.
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    Virtue, Self-Mastery, and the Autocracy of Practical Reason.Anne Margaret Baxley - 2014 - In Lara Denis & Oliver Sensen (eds.), Kant’s Lectures on Ethics: A Critical Guide. Cambridge University Press. pp. 223-238.
    As analysis of Kant’s account of virtue in the Lectures on Ethics shows that Kant thinks of virtue as a form of moral self-mastery or self-command that represents a model of self-governance he compares to an autocracy. In light of the fact that the very concept of virtue presupposes struggle and conflict, Kant insists that virtue is distinct from holiness and that any ideal of moral perfection that overlooks the fact that morality is always difficult for us fails to provide (...)
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    Kantian Virtue.Anne Margaret Baxley - 2007 - Philosophy Compass 2 (3):396–410.
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    The Problem of Obligation, the Finite Rational Will, and Kantian Value Realism.Anne Margaret Baxley - 2012 - Inquiry 55 (6):567-583.
    Abstract Robert Stern's Understanding Moral Obligation is a remarkable achievement, representing an original reading of Kant's contribution to modern moral philosophy and the legacy he bequeathed to his later-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century successors in the German tradition. On Stern's interpretation, it was not the threat to autonomy posed by value realism, but the threat to autonomy posed by the obligatory nature of morality that led Kant to develop his critical moral theory grounded in the concept of the self-legislating moral agent. Accordingly, (...)
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    Pleasure, Freedom and Grace: Schiller's “Completion” of Kant's Ethics.Anne Margaret Baxley - 2008 - Inquiry 51 (1):1 – 15.
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    Does Kantian Virtue Amount to More Than Continence?Anne Margaret Baxley - 2003 - Review of Metaphysics 56 (3):559 - 586.
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    Kant's Account of Virtue and the Apparent Problem with Autocracy.Anne Margaret Baxley - 2001 - In Volker Gerhardt, Rolf-Peter Horstmann & Ralph Schumacher (eds.), Kant und die Berliner Aufklärung: Akten des IX. Internationalen Kant Kongresses, Band 4. Walter de Gruyter. pp. 63-71.
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    Review: Stratton-Lake, Phillip, Kant, Duty and Moral Worth[REVIEW]Anne Margaret Baxley - 2004 - Kant-Studien 95 (3):388-389.
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    Review: Anderson-Gold, Sharon, Unnecessary Evil: History and Moral Progress in the Philosophy of Immanuel Kant[REVIEW]Anne Margaret Baxley - 2004 - Kant-Studien 95 (2):256-256.
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    The Price of Virtue.Anne Margaret Baxley - 2007 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 88 (4):403–423.
    Aristotle famously held that there is a crucial difference between the person who merely acts rightly and the person who is wholehearted in what she does. He captures this contrast by insisting on a distinction between continence and full virtue. One way of accounting for the important difference here is to suppose that, for the genuinely virtuous person, the requirements of virtue "silence" competing reasons for action. I argue that the silencing interpretation is not compelling. As Aristotle rightly saw, virtue (...)
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    The Beautiful Soul and the Autocratic Agent: Schiller's and Kant's "Children of the House".Anne Margaret Baxley - 2003 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 41 (4):493-514.
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    The Practical Significance of Taste in Kant's "Critique of Judgment": Love of Natural Beauty as a Mark of Moral Character.Anne Margaret Baxley - 2005 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 63 (1):33–45.
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    The Aesthetics of Morality: Schiller's Critique of Kantian Rationalism.Anne Margaret Baxley - 2010 - Philosophy Compass 5 (12):1084-1095.
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    Review: Deligiorgi, The Scope of Autonomy: Kant and the Morality of Freedom[REVIEW]Anne Margaret Baxley - 2013 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 91 (4):807-809.
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    Review: Sussman, The Idea of Humanity: Anthropology and Anthroponomy in Kant's Ethics[REVIEW]Anne Margaret Baxley - 2004 - Essays in Philosophy 5 (1):4.
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    Review: Melnick, Themes in Kant's Metaphysics and Ethics[REVIEW]Anne Margaret Baxley - 2007 - Philosophical Review 116 (1):142-144.
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    Review: Wood, Kantian Ethics.Anne Margaret Baxley - 2009 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 47 (4):pp. 627-629.
    Kantian Ethics aims to develop a defensible theory of ethics on the basis of Kantian principles. Its primary focus is Kantian ethics, not Kant scholarship or interpretation. The book fulfills a promise of Wood’s earlier book, Kant’s Ethical Thought , by developing a Kantian conception of virtue and theory of moral duties in greater detail, and it goes beyond Wood’s previous work on Kant’s ethics in offering extended treatments of substantive moral issues, such as social justice, sexual morality, punishment, lying, (...)
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    Review: Johnson, Robert N., Self-Improvement: An Essay in Kantian Ethics[REVIEW]Anne Margaret Baxley - 2015 - Kantian Review 20 (1):133-137.
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  19. Kant's Theory of Virtue: The Importance of Autocracy.Anne Margaret Baxley - 2000 - Dissertation, University of California, San Diego
    Focusing on the Groundwork and the Critique of Practical Reason, historical and contemporary critics of Kant's rationalist ethical theory accuse him of holding an impoverished moral psychology and an inadequate account of character and virtue. Kant's sharp contrast between duty and inclination and his claim that only action from duty possesses moral worth appear to imply that pro-moral inclination is unnecessary for, if perhaps compatible with, a good will. On traditional accounts of virtue, however, having a good will and possessing (...)
     
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    Kant's Theory of Virtue: The Value of Autocracy.Anne Margaret Baxley - 2010 - Cambridge University Press.
    Anne Margaret Baxley offers a systematic interpretation of Kant's theory of virtue, whose most distinctive features have not been properly understood. She explores the rich moral psychology in Kant's later and less widely read works on ethics, and argues that the key to understanding his account of virtue is the concept of autocracy, a form of moral self-government in which reason rules over sensibility. Although certain aspects of Kant's theory bear comparison to more familiar Aristotelian claims about virtue, Baxley contends (...)
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