Tag: Dignity

Major Works

  • Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals

    - Gregor, M. and Timmerman, J.  Trans. Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2012.
    Excerpt: Ancient Greek philosophy was divided into three sciences: physics, ethics, and logic. Formal philosophy is called logic. Material philosophy, however, has to do with determinate objects and the laws to which they are subject, is again twofold; for… More
  • Metaphysics of Morals

    - Gregor, M. Metaphysics of Morals, Cambridge University Press, 1996.
    Excerpt: The Science of Right has for its object the principles of all the laws which it is possible to promulgate by external legislation. Where there is such a legislation, it becomes, in actual application to it, a system of positive right and law; and he… More
  • Critique of Practical Reason

    - Gregor, Mary J. (ed.) Critique of Practical Reason, Cambridge University Press, 1997.
    Excerpt: The theoretical use of reason was concerned with objects of the cognitive faculty only, and a critical examination of it with reference to this use applied properly only to the pure faculty of cognition; because this raised the suspicion, which was… More

Commentary

  • Dignity and Practical Reason in Kant’s Moral Theory

    - Hill, T., Dignity and Practical Reason in Kant's Moral Theory, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1992.
    From a review: This book brings together eleven papers on Kantian ethics which Thomas Hill wrote between 1971 and 1989. Nine of the eleven deal quite directly with the exegesis of Kantian texts on moral philosophy or the critical exposition of parts of… More