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Altman, Matthew C.

Kant and Applied Ethics: The Uses and Limits of Kant's Practical Philosophy

Altman, Matthew C. - Kant and Applied Ethics: The Uses and Limits of Kant's Practical Philosophy, ebook

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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

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
328 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118114131
Printed ISBN
9780470657669

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