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Patrick Frierson draws on Kant's transcendental idealism and his theory of the will and describes how empirical influences can affect the empirical expression of one's will in a way that is morally significant but still consistent with Kant's concept of freedom. As the first work on Kant to integrate his anthropology with his philosophy as a whole, it is an unusually important source of study for all Kant scholars and advanced students of Kant.Read more
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- Date Published: February 2011
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521184359
- length: 222 pages
- dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm
- weight: 0.33kg
- availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
Table of Contents
Introduction: Kant's anthropology and Schleiermacher's dilemma
Part I. The Problem:
1. The asymmetry in Kant's conception of freedom
2. Anthropology as an empirical science
3. The moral significance of Kant's 'pragmatic anthropology'
4. Moral anthropology in contemporary neokantian ethics
Part II. The Solution:
5. Transcendental evil, radical evil, and moral anthropology
6. Moral influence on others
Epilogue. Incorporating moral anthropology and defending Kantian moral philosophy.
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