Through a collection of new, previously unpublished essays, The Blackwell Guide to Kant’s Ethics
addresses diverse topics crucial to our understanding of Kant's moral philosophy and its implications for the modern age.
- Provides a fresh perspective on themes in Kant’s moral philosophy
- Addresses systematically Kant’s foundational work, Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals and his more specific treatment of justice and virtue in The Metaphysics of Morals
- Includes essays by both established scholars and rising stars
- Identifies common misperceptions of Kant's thought and challenges some prevailing interpretations
- Shows how Kant developed and supplemented his earlier ethical thought with specific discussions of practical issues in law, international relations, personal relations, and self-regarding virtues and vices
Keywords: Immanuel Kant, ethical theory, deontological ethics, ethics