Translated by Mary Gregor, Jens Timmermann, University of St Andrews, Scotland. Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Online publication date: June Immanuel Kant’s Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals ranks alongside Plato’s This edition presents the acclaimed translation of the text by Mary Gregor. Kant, Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, in: Mary Gregor, ed: Texts in the Kant, Practical Philosophy, in: Mary Gregor, ed: The Cambridge Edition of the.

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Immanuel Kant – – Cambridge University Press. In Kant’s own metaphhsics its aim is to search for and establish the supreme principle of morality, No keywords specified fix it. Science Logic and Mathematics. His hregor chief works in the s were Religion Within meaphysics Bounds of Plain Reason and Metaphysics of Moralsthe first part of which contained Kant’s theory of right, law, and the political state.

Pagination of the standard Prussian Academy of Sciences edition of is helpfully given in the left hand margins of the German pages. How should we translate ” Grundlegung ” and ” zur ” in the title Grundlegung zur Metaphysic der Sitten? Other editions – View all Kant: But having the German and English texts facing each other, the way the famous Loeb edition of Greek and Roman classics does, is a great convenience.

Korsgaard that examines and explains Kant’s argument. Mary Gregor’s translation, revised for publication in the Cambridge Texts in the Mmorals of Philosophy series, is the only complete translation of the whole text, and includes extensive annotation on Kant’s difficult and sometimes unfamiliar vocabulary.


Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, in Focus.

Kant: The Metaphysics of Morals

Sign in to use this feature. Kant saw the development of reason as a collective possession of the human species, a product of nature working through human history. Then, partly through the influence of former student J. Cambridge University PressApr 23, – Philosophy – 76 pages. The index is very thorough, so if for example one wanted to see what Kant means by “inclinations” and metaphysic exactly he claimed that a metaphyysics being would wish not to have any inclinations at all, one could find it in this index under Neigung inclination.

I suspect a lot of people would be thrown by “desiderative. GregorMary GregorDesmond M. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. These attempts went on for four more years until the ravages of old age finally destroyed Kant’s capacity for further intellectual work.

A new introduction by Roger Sullivan sets the work in its historical and philosophical context. From tohe served as tutor in various households near Konigsberg.

One might be equally pedantic about another word in the German title: Timmermann, Gregor, and Paton, in their reading of zurtacitly reject or overlook Kant’s remark. The translation mirrors Kant’s construction I believe grammarians call it the optative subjunctive.

Mary J. Gregor (ed.), Kant: The Metaphysics of Morals – PhilPapers

Kant, however, had perceived an important gap in his system and had begun rethinking its foundations. The result was a lengthy but disorganized manuscript that was first published in under the title Opus Postumum.

The differences between these seem slight — the word ” Grundlegung ” can mean anything that underlies and supports, or that something can be built upon — e.


For many readers, however, reading Kant would be more rewording if it were less like an obstacle course. The title of the book is one.

Cambridge University Press Amazon. Surely metaohysics does not think of the latter as “immoral” in the way actions contrary to duty — unsittlich in the pejorative sense — are.

Moralls following year Kant published a new, extensively revised edition of the Critique, following it up with the Critique of Practical Reasontreating the foundations of moral philosophy, and the Critique of Judgmentan examination of aesthetics rounding out his system through a strikingly original treatment of two topics that were widely perceived as high on the philosophical agenda at the time – groundwrok philosophical meaning of the taste for beauty and the use of teleology in natural science.

Account Options Sign in. The Metaphysics of Morals is Kant’s major work in applied moral philosophy in which he deals with the basic principles of rights and of virtues. See my remarks on ” unsittlich ,” below.

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