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By Onora O'Neill

ISBN-10: 1107035597

ISBN-13: 9781107035591

ISBN-10: 1107675537

ISBN-13: 9781107675537

'Two things', wrote Kant, 'fill the brain with ever new and extending admiration and awe: the starry heavens above and the ethical legislation within'. Many might argue that given that Kant's day, the research of the starry heavens has complicated whereas ethics has stagnated, and particularly that Kant's ethics deals an empty formalism that tells us not anything approximately how we should always dwell. In performing on precept Onora O'Neill exhibits that Kantian ethics has useful in addition to philosophical value. First released in 1975, the ebook is thought of as a vintage account and defence of the Kantian moral place. It addresses Kant's account of reasoning approximately motion, specifically his arguable declare that the specific principal courses motion and is easy to ethics and justice. This moment version bargains a considerable new creation and up-to-date bibliography, and should be necessary for a large readership in Kant reports and people learning ethics.

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