Kant's Moral Philosophy

Andrews Reath

in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Ethics

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199545971
Published online April 2013 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Philosophy

Kant's Moral Philosophy

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This chapter examines Kant's moral philosophy, which is developed principally in three major works: the Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, the Critique of Practical Reason, and The Metaphysics of Morals. It begins with an overview of Kant's foundational theory, and then turns, more briefly, to his normative theory.

Keywords: morality; foundational theory; normative theory

Article.  11990 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy ; Moral Philosophy ; History of Western Philosophy

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