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Kant's Human Being: Essays on His Theory of Human Nature

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In Kant's Human Being, Robert B. Louden continues and deepens avenues of research first initiated in his highly acclaimed book, Kant's Impure Ethics. Drawing on a wide variety of both published and unpublished works spanning all periods of Kant's extensive writing career, Louden here focuses on Kant's under-appreciated empirical work on human nature, with particular ...more
Paperback, 222 pages
Published January 1st 2014 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published June 24th 2011)
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Ting
Jul 23, 2016 Ting rated it liked it
Compiled Louden's previously published papers on Kant's moral philosophy, and the traces of compiling is clear... However, I do found the part on Jane Austen intriguing:

p. 41 Alasdair MacIntyre, in After Virtue, claims that Austen is Aristotelian and anti-Enlightenment in her general approach, and that she restores a teleological perspective to the virtues. Chatacters in Austen’s novels come closest to vies like those of David Hume rather than those of Kant.

Morality is preconceived and inflexibl
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