Kant and Applied Ethics

Kant and Applied Ethics

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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 Kanta€™s ethics, interrogating the theoretical bases of his theory and evaluating their strengths and weaknesses Examines the controversies surrounding the most important ethical discussions taking place today, including abortion, the death penalty, and same-sex marriage Joins innovative thinkers in contemporary Kantian scholarship, including Christine Korsgaard, Allen Wood, and Barbara Herman, in taking Kanta€™s philosophy in new and interesting directions Clarifies Kanta€™s legacy for applied ethics, helping us to understand how these debates have been structured historically and providing us with the philosophical tools to address themNational Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. a€œRevised Uniform Anatomical Gift Acta€ (2006). www.law.upenn.edu/bll/archives/ulc/uaga/ 2009final.htm. Nell [Oa#39;Neill], Onora. Acting on Principle: An Essay on Kantian Ethics.

Title:Kant and Applied Ethics
Author:Matthew C. Altman
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-08-26


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