The Resource Kant, duty and moral worth

Kant, duty and moral worth

Label
Kant, duty and moral worth
Title
Kant, duty and moral worth
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
Kant, Duty and Moral Worth is a fascinating and original examination of Kant's account of moral worth. The complex debate at the heart of Kant's philosophy is over whether Kant said moral actions have worth only if they are carried out from duty, or whether actions carried out from mixed motives can be good. Philip Stratton-Lake offers a unique account of acting from duty, which utilizes the distinction between primary and secondary motives. He maintains that the moral law should not be understood as a normative moral reason but as playing a transcendental role. Thus a Kantian account
Member of
Cataloging source
U9X
Dewey number
  • 170.92
  • 170/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
B2799.E8S77 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory
Series volume
v. 2
Label
Kant, duty and moral worth
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
KANT, DUTY AND MORAL WORTH; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Doing the right thing just because it is right; 2 Respect and moral motivation; 3 Acting from respect for the moral law; 4 An alternative account of acting from duty; 5 Filling out the details: Ross's theory of prima facie duties; 6 On the value of acting from duty; 7 Constructivism, autonomy and side-constraints; 8 Conclusion: absolutely universal principles and context sensitivity; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn847368688
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (166 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203989357
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35408893
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)847368688
  • pebco020398935X

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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