Frances Power Cobbe (1822–1904) was an Irish writer, social reformer and activist best known for her contributions to Victorian feminism and women's suffrage. After the death of her father in 1857, Cobbe travelled extensively across Europe before becoming a leader-writer addressing public issues for the London newspaper The Echo in 1868. She continued to publish on the topics of feminism, social problems and theology for the rest of her life. These volumes, first published anonymously in 1855, introduced Cobbe's theistic religious beliefs, which blend a belief in Divinity with Immanuel Kant's idea of freedom of will, in which a person's moral imperative is independent of outside authority and provides proof of the existence of God. Cobbe discusses Kant's moral philosophy, explaining the religious beliefs which formed the basis for her later discussions of Christianity.
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- Date Published: December 2010
- format: Multiple copy pack
- isbn: 9781108020282
- dimensions: 252 x 330 x 70 mm
- weight: 0.88kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
Volume 1: Preface
1. What is the moral law?
2. Where the moral law is found
3. That the moral law can be obeyed
4. Why the moral law should be obeyed. Volume 2: Preface
1. The canon of religious duty
2. Religious offences
3. Religious faults
4. Religious obligations.
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