The Moral Law: Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals

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Taylor & Francis, 2005 - Philosophy - 164 pages
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Few books have had as great an impact on intellectual history as Kant's The Moral Law. In its short compass one of the greatest minds in the history of philosophy attempts to identify the fundamental principle 'morality' that governs human action.

Supported by a clear introduction and detailed summary of the argument, this is not only an essential text for students but also the perfect introduction for any reader who wishes to encounter at first hand the mind of one of the finest and most influential thinkers of all time.

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Inasmuch as we can praise Kant's brilliance and analytical rigour, the Metaphysics of Morals falls patently flat if only because he is overextending the gains he has made in the first Critique to ... Read full review

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Kant is very hard to read, at least for me, however when reading him you discover a first rate mind, that looks very deeply into the human condition. In this book Kant looks for ground to build a system of moral and ethics on. While it has flaws, for its time his conclusions are breath taking. Read full review

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Dave's Mormon Inquiry: The Moral Law Within
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Kant on the Objectivity of the Moral Law
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Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) ranks with Plato and Aristotle as one of the most important philosophers in the history of western thought.

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