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Kant's Moral and Legal Philosophy free pdf This volume brings to English readers the finest postwar German-language scholarship on Kant's moral and legal philosophy. Examining Kant's relation to predecessors such as Hutcheson, Wolff, and Baumgarten, it clarifies the central issues in each of Kant's major works in practical philosophy, including The Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, The Critique of Practical Reason, and The Metaphysics of Morals. It also examines the relation of Kant's philosophy to politics. Collectively, the essays in this volume provide English readers with a direct view of how leading German philosophers are now regarding Kant's revolutionary practical philosophy, one of the outstanding achievements of German thought.

About Karl Ameriks

Karl Ameriks is McMahon-Hank Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. A recipient of fellowships from the Humboldt Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the Earheart Foundation, he is the author of several books, including Kant's Theory of Mind and Kant and the Fate of Autonomy, and editor of The Cambridge Companion to German Idealism. He is also co-editor of the series Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy. Otfried Hoffe is Professor of Philosophy at Universitat Tubingen and permanent visiting professor of the philosophy of law at the University of St. Gallen. He is also doctor honoris causa of the University of Porto Allegre (PUCRS), Fellow of the Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, and Fellow of The German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. He is the author of Immanuel Kant, Political Justice, Categorical Principles of Law, Aristotle, Kant's Cosmopolitan Theory of Law and Peace, Democracy in an Age of Globalisation, and many other books in German. He has coedited Hegel on Ethics and Politics, edited Lexikon der Ethik and Lesebuch zur Ethik, and is editor of Zeitschrift fur philosophische Forschung, the series Denker, and Klassiker Auslegen. With Robert Pippin, he is co-editor of the Cambridge series The German Philosophical Tradition.

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Author : Karl Ameriks
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 27 April 2009
ISBN : 0521898714
EAN : 9780521898713
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 342 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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