[KINDLE] ❃ Kantian Ethics ❆ Allen W. Wood – Horsebackridingnewjersey.us

[KINDLE] ❃ Kantian Ethics ❆ Allen W. Wood – Horsebackridingnewjersey.us
  • Hardcover
  • 342 pages
  • Kantian Ethics
  • Allen W. Wood
  • English
  • 26 June 2019
  • 9780521854948

Kantian EthicsAllen Wood Investigates Kant S Conception Of Ethical Theory, Using It To Develop A Viable Approach To The Rights And Moral Duties Of Human Beings By Remaining Closer To Kant S Own View Of The Aims Of Ethics, Wood S Understanding Of Kantian Ethics Differs From The Received Constructivist Interpretation, Especially On Such Matters As The Ground And Function Of Ethical Principles, The Nature Of Ethical Reasoning And Autonomy As The Ground Of Ethics Wood Does Not Hesitate To Criticize And Modify Kant S Conclusions When They Seem Inconsistent With His Basic Principles Or Fail To Make The Best Use Of The Resources Kantian Principles Make Available Of Special Interest Are The Book S Treatment Of Such Topics As Freedom Of The Will, The State S Role In Securing Economic Justice, Sexual Morality, The Justification Of Punishment, And The Prohibition On Lying.


About the Author: Allen W. Wood

Allen Wood s interests are in the history of modern philosophy, especially Kant and German idealism, and in ethics and social philosophy He was born and grew up in Seattle, Washington His B A is from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, his Ph.D at Yale University Wood has held regular professorships at Cornell University, Yale University, and Stanford University, where he is Ward W and Prisci