Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals: With an Updated Translation, Introduction, and Notes

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Yale University Press, 2018 - Ethics - 106 pages
Now in a new, affordable edition with updated notes, a superbly readable translation of Kant's classic work

This work, one of the most important texts in the history of ethics, presents Immanuel Kant's conception of moral self-government based on pure reason. It has been a source of controversy and an object of reinterpretation for over two centuries. This new edition of Kant's work provides a fresh translation that is uniquely faithful to the German original and more fully annotated than any previous translation. The editor and translator, Allen Wood, has written a new introduction.
 

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Contents

Preface
3
First Section
9
Second Section
21
Third Section
57
Notes
75

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About the author (2018)

Allen W. Wood is Ruth Norman Halls Professor at Indiana University and Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Professor emeritus at Stanford University.

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