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Kant and Applied Ethics: The Uses and Limits of Kant's Practical Philosophy

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"Kant and Applied Ethics" makes an important contribution to Kant scholarship, illuminating the vital moral parameters of key ethical debates.Offers a critical analysis of Kant's ethics, interrogating the theoretical bases of his theory and evaluating their strengths and weaknessesExamines the controversies surrounding the most important ethical discussions taking place to ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published October 28th 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published August 24th 2011)
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For better or worse, the work of Immanuel Kant casts a long shadow over contemporary Western thought, influencing our conceptions of freedom, responsibility, and the proper role of government. Matthew Altman takes a comprehensive look at Kant's moral philosophy as it relates to the most consequential ethical discussions of our time, including same-sex marriage, corporate responsibility, physician-assisted suicide, health-care allocation, and abortion. The book expl
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170.92 A4686 2011
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