The Categorical Imperative: A Study in Kant's Moral Philosophy

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University of Pennsylvania Press, 1971 M10 29 - 283 páginas
""The great merit of Paton's book is that it sets aside altogether the conventional criticisms of Kant's ethics and calls upon the reader to study Kant's own statements.""--H. Barker, Mind ""A memorable volume, which comes as near a classical exposit
 

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REFERENCES AND ABBREVIATIONS
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III
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THE APPROACH TO
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DUTY
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Analytic and synthetic arguments
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II
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IV
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XXV
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Imperatives of prudence are analytic propositions
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BOOK III
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The relations between the five formulae
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The application of the formulae
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THE FORMULA OF UNIVERSAL LAW 1 Formula I
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The one categorical imperative
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XVII
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A good will and duty 2
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The method of isolation 3
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Misunderstandings Is duty the motive of a good will?
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Is goodness the motive of a good will?
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Are generous emotions the motive of a good will?
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Inclinations Happiness and Moral Worth
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THE MAXIM OF MORALITY I 2 Moral value does not depend on results
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Practical principlessubjective and objective
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Two kinds of maximformal and material 4 The maxim of duty
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I Reverence for the
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The description of reverence
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The function of reverence
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Reverence as a Motive
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THE
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Law as such 2 Law as command 3 The moral motive 4 5 Formal maxim and moral
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The categorical imperative
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MISUNDERSTANDINGS Criticisms I 2 Kants formalism
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Kants legalism
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The ignoring of consequences
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The soundness of Kants doctrine
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BOOK II
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IMPERATIVES 1 Imperatives in general
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Rules counsels and laws
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Obligation and goodness
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The duty to act morally
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Synthetic propositions
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Difficulties
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Synthetic propositions are presupposed
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Universal law
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Material maxims
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The rational will as arbiter
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The permissible and the obligatory
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The Spontaneity of Mind 1 Intellectual spontaneity
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The form of
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THE FORMULA OF THE END IN ITSELF
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Argument from the character of
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Summary
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XVIII
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+385 74
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The kingdom of nature
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BOOK IV
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Kants method
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XXI
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3
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Other arguments
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XXIV
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XXV
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THE DEFENCE OF FREEDOM
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INDEX OF PROPER NAMES
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H. J. Paton was the author of several books, including Kant's Metaphysic of Experience and The Good Will.

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