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Kant on Practical Justification Interpretive Essays

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ISBN-10: 0195395689

ISBN-13: 9780195395686

Edition: 2012

Authors: Mark Timmons, Sorin Baiasu

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This volume of new essays provides a comprehensive and structured examination of Kantian accounts of practical justification. This examination serves as a starting point for a focused investigation of the Kantian approach to justification in practical disciplines (ethics, legal and political philosophy or philosophy of religion). The recent growth of literature on this subject is not surprising given that Kant's approach seems so promising: he claims to be able to justify unconditional normative claims without recourse to assumptions, views or doctrines, which are not in their turn justifiable. Within the context of modern pluralism, this is exactly what the field needs: an approach which…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/9/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Sorin Baiasu is a lecturer in philosophy at Keele University in England.

Notes on Contributors
Introduction: Practical Justification in Kant
Kant's Rechtfertigung and the Epistemic Character of Practical Justification
Why Ought Implies Can
Kant on Practical Reason
Constructing Practical Justification: How Can the Categorical Imperative Justify Desire-based Actions?
Anthropology and Metaphysics in Kant's Categorical Imperative of Law: An Interpretation of Rechtslehre, ��B and C
Kant, Moral Obligation, and the Holy Will
Is Practical Justification in Kant Ultimately Dogmatic?
Constructivism and Self-constitution
Formal Approaches to Kant's Formula of Humanity
Kant's Grounding Project in The Doctrine of Virtue
Kant and Libertarianism
Kant's Practical Justification of Freedom
The Place of Kant's Theism in His Moral Philosophy
Freedom, Temporality, and Belief: A Reply to Hare