Foundations of the metaphysics of morals with critical essays ; edited by Robert Paul Wolff. by Immanuel Kant

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Statementtranslated by Lewis White Beck ;
SeriesThe Bobbs-Merrill text and commentary series
ContributionsWolff, Robert Paul.
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Pagination318p.
Number of Pages318
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ISBN 100672611147

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Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals Immanuel Kant 1. The Good Will Nothing can possibly be conceived in the world, or even out of it, which can be called good without qualification, except a Good Will.

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Philosophy may be divided into three fields: physics (the study of the physical world), ethics (the study of morals), and logic (the study of logical principles). These fields may involve either "empirical" study of our experiences, or "pure" analysis of concepts. "Metaphysics" is the study of pure concepts as they relate to moral or physical.

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The strongest argument to support his thesis is the difference between actions in accordance with duty and actions in accordance from duty. Foundations of Moral Philosophy: Readings in Metaethics is a comprehensive collection of fifty-six contemporary readings and historical sources on major issues in metaethics.

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In Kant’s book, The Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals, he believes that the “good will” is only good in itself and that reason is what produces the “goodness” of the “good will.” According to Kant, to act out of a “good will” means to act out of “duty,”.

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The following reading is from sections one and two of Kant’s Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals (pub-lished in ), in which Kant formulated for the first time the general outlines of his new moral theory.

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