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Author Reath, Andrews.

Title Agency and autonomy in Kant's moral theory / Andrews Reath.

Imprint Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 277 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-274) and indexes.
Contents Kant's theory of moral sensibility : respect for the moral law and the influence of inclination -- Hedonism, heteronomy, and Kant's principle of happiness -- The categorical imperative and Kant's conception of practical rationality -- Legislating the moral law -- Autonomy of the will as the foundation of morality -- Legislating for a realm of ends : the social dimension of autonomy -- Agency and universal law -- Self-legislation and duties to oneself -- Agency and the imputation of consequences in Kant's ethics.
Summary Reath presents a selection of his essays on various features of Kant's moral philosophy and moral theory, with particular emphasis on his conception of rational agency and autonomy. He explores Kant's belief that objective moral requrirements are based on principles we choose for ourselves.
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Subject Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Act (Philosophy)
Agent (Philosophy)
Autonomy (Philosophy)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Reath, Andrews. Agency and autonomy in Kant's moral theory. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006 0199288836 9780199288830 (DLC) 2005026642 (OCoLC)61694710
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