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Groundwork of the metaphysic of morals

1st Harper torchbook ed.

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

About the Book

Wow...I wouldn't normally try to give "the" summary for Kant's Groundwork. If you haven't read this -- read it!

Kant asks what it would mean if morality exists. Unpacking this definition, he thinks that if morality exists, it has something to do with conformance to universal laws, and that if morality if binding for human beings, human beings have to be autonomous. For whether he thinks he can show that human beings are autonomous...read treatise 3!

Edition Notes

Translation of Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten.

Originally published under title: The moral law.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Series
Harper torchbooks ; TB 1159

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
170
Library of Congress
B2766.E6 P3 1964

The Physical Object

Pagination
148 p. ;
Number of pages
148

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24746855M
Internet Archive
groundworkofmeta00kant
ISBN 10
0061311596
ISBN 13
9780061311598
LC Control Number
49001309
OCLC/WorldCat
6322248
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