Kant and Applied Ethics
makes an important contribution to Kant scholarship, illuminating the vital moral parameters of key ethical debates.
- Offers a critical analysis of Kant’s ethics, interrogating the theoretical bases of his theory and evaluating their strengths and weaknesses
- Examines the controversies surrounding the most important ethical discussions taking place today, including abortion, the death penalty, and same-sex marriage
- Joins innovative thinkers in contemporary Kantian scholarship, including Christine Korsgaard, Allen Wood, and Barbara Herman, in taking Kant’s philosophy in new and interesting directions
- Clarifies Kant’s legacy for applied ethics, helping us to understand how these debates have been structured historically and providing us with the philosophical tools to address them
Keywords: Ethics, abortion, death penalty, same-sex marriage, applied ethics, social justice, corporate responsibility