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Kant's Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals (Reader's Guides)

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Kant is probably the philosopher who best typifies the thought and ideals of the Enlightenment. He was influenced by the modern physics of Newton, the rationalist perfectionism of Leibniz and Wolff, the critical empiricism of Locke and Hume, and Rousseau's celebration of liberty and individualism, and his work can be seen partly as an attempt to combine and synthesize thes ...more
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Published July 10th 2007 by Bloomsbury Academic
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Guyer's approach is pretty solid: he tries to show that Kant's argument in the Groundwork is connected with some of Kant's earlier writings on morality, where freedom plays a central role. The account of the preface and §1 are clear and helpful, and he puts the Groundwork in the context of Kant's larger project, but Guyer's account of §2 doesn't really make it much clearer how all the different formulations of the categorical imperative are supposed to be different formulations of the very same ...more
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