Synopses & Reviews
In this study, Immanuel Kant searches for the supreme principle of morality and argues for a conception of the moral life. This translation seeks to be faithful to the German original and is fully annotated. There are also four essays by well-known scholars that discuss Kant's views.
Table of Contents
TEXT --Immanuel Kant: Groundwork for the metaphysics of morals (1785) --First section:Transition from common rational moral cognition to philosophical moral cognition --Second section:Transition from popular moral philosophy to the metaphysics of morals --Third section:Transition from the metaphysics of morals to the critique of pure practical reason --ESSAYS --Why study Kant's ethics? /J.B. Schneewind --Acting from duty /Marcia Baron --Kantianism for consequentialists /Shelly Kagan --What is Kantian ethics? /Allen W. Wood