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Schneewind, J. B. “Autonomy, Obligation, and Virtue: An Overview of Kant’s Moral Philosophy.” In The Cambridge Companion to Kant. Edited by Paul Guyer, 309–341. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1992. DOI:

When considering the role of emotion in ethical decisions, one must consider the contrasting views of Immanuel Kant, an 18th Prussian philosopher that focussed his philosophies around the doctrine of reason, in comparison to that of John Stewart Mill, a 19th century British philosopher that followed the...

Focuses on such foundational topics as the critical method, the good will, duty, reverence for the law, the intelligible world, and freedom—and especially the categorical imperative. Its influence on English-language Kant scholarship would be difficult to overstate.

Kant also seeks to apply his principal to suicide, as well has helping others in distress....

Immanuel Kant believed individual thought to be the framework by which the individual was able to determine the appropriate category into which one thought process or pattern would fit over another.

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Introduction According to Immanuel Kant the driving force behind our actions should be dictated by what is inherently good as sole consideration and not be based upon the effects of what such actions may produce such as the case in the consequentialist theory of cause.

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But it is important to understand what Kant means by'criticism', or 'critique'.

Readers who wish to understand Kant’s ethics within the context of his philosophy as a whole will find an illuminating introduction. Several chapters are devoted to Kant’s moral and political philosophy, as well as to aspects of Kant’s philosophy of religion, history, and nature that bear on his ethics. The book is accessible enough for advanced undergraduates and other readers new to Kant. Other selections suitable for those new to Kant are , , and . is the most comprehensive and detailed, and written with advanced undergraduates in mind. Like , can serve as a textbook. is available online and periodically updated. It provides an overview that focuses on the foundational doctrines of the , though it is not limited to them. is particularly informative with respect to Kant’s influences and intellectual context and development. The remaining four selections are highly influential books. is especially worth reading on the categorical imperative and its formulations. is especially important when it comes to topics of maxim formulation and the contradiction tests of the first formulation of the categorical imperative. is particularly valuable for the discussion of freedom. is the most wide ranging and the most interested in drawing on Kant’s work in practical anthropology.

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Accessible enough for undergraduates, but sufficiently distinctive in its interpretations as to be of interest to more advanced readers. Brings Kant’s philosophies of nature, history, and religion to bear on his ethics; discusses Kant’s philosophy of right in addition to his theory of virtue. Overview of Kant’s entire philosophical system.


Immanuel Kant Essay | Bartleby

A brief, clear, and accessible introduction to Kant’s ethics, focused on Kant’s foundational positions on the nature of moral philosophy, the categorical imperative and its formulations, the good will and moral motivation, and autonomy. Includes bibliography and links to other Internet resources, including but not limited to related Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy entries. Updated every few years.

Immanuel Kant: Ethics - Philosophy - Oxford Bibliographies

Kant is trying to tell us that there are many things that evolve around this world and that every little single element that we do makes the world what it is.

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The purpose of this essay is to lay out Kant’s deduction of the pure concept of understanding and show how our concepts are not just empirical, but concepts a priori....

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Geared toward advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and above. A sophisticated introduction to Kant’s moral theory. Main topics include practical reason; will, choice, and desire; freedom and its place in nature; the categorical imperative; and the goodness of a good will.

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Embedded the democratic peace in a larger theoretical framework, the Kantian Peace, in which democracy, trade, international organization, and peace all mutually reinforce each other. Presented more sophisticated empirical tests, addressing many 1990s theoretical and empirical critiques. Also see .