Kant: Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy) [Immanuel Kant, Mary Gregor, Christine M. Korsgaard] on. The Metaphysics of Morals is Kant’s major work in applied moral philosophy in which he Mary Gregor’s translation, revised for publication in the Cambridge Texts in the Immanuel Kant: Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, in Focus. 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.

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Transition from popular moral philosophy to metaphysics of morals; Section III: Transition from metaphysics of morals to the critique of pure practical reason.

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Take a comparatively short and simple example; Kant writes:. Her own style is highly formal; she sounds like Kant. Pagination of the standard Prussian Academy of Sciences edition of is helpfully given in the left hand margins of the German pages.


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Kant, however, had perceived an important gap in his system and had begun rethinking its foundations. But word for word and clause for clause translation is no favor to the struggling reader who seeks to grasp the arguments buried in those sentences. However, let it not be thought that what is here called for already exists in the guise of the propaedeutic of the famous Wolff for his moral philosophy, namely that which he called Universal Practical Philosophy, and that we do not therefore have to open up an entirely new field.

Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy: Kant: Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals

I suspect a lot of people would be thrown by “desiderative. And Essays on Magic Giordano Bruno. My disagreement with the translation of unsittlich at 4: Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality Og Nietzsche.

Added to PP index Total downloads 9of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 6 91, of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Take a comparatively short and tge example; Kant writes: Evidently noticing that in this context “immoral” would be linguistically correct but philosophically mistaken, Paton and Hill and Zweig, among others chose “non-moral” for unsittlich ; Beck has “unmoral. Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals.

Looking for beautiful books? Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future Friedrich Nietzsche. Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason: The Best Books of In everyday German the word can certainly mean “immoral,” but that is not how Kant uses it here, where he is contrasting actions that happen to conform to the moral law coincidently, one might say from actions done just because of such conformity.


But one could argue, pedantically, that the plural “foundations” or “principles” is mistaken. Book ratings by Goodreads.

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I think that Mary Gregor’s scrupulous translation, with or without Timmermann’s changes, would not have eased old Wloemer’s pain. Beyond Good and Evil: Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, in Focus. Find it on Scholar.

Zweig”Foundations” L. Lambert and Moses Mendelssohn, but a professorship eluded Kant until he was over Review quote “This is a good translation of Kant’s historically important though brief essay on the foundation of moral theory.