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An Introduction to Kant's Ethics Paperback – July 29, 1994

ISBN-13: 978-0521467698 ISBN-10: 0521467691 Edition: 1st

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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (July 29, 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521467691
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521467698
  • Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 0.4 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,266,475 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This is the most up-to-date, brief and accessible introduction to Kant's ethics available. It approaches the moral theory via the political philosophy, thus allowing the reader to appreciate why Kant argued that the legal structure for any civil society must have a moral basis.

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on January 28, 2008
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The problem with Kant's political theory is that it is not found in one work. His ethics is spread out in Critique of Pure Reason, Groundworks of the Metaphysics of Morals, Critique of Practical Reason and many more. Taken the fact that Kant's language (even in German) is anything but easy to understand and that most students never move beyond the "Groundworks of the Metaphysics of Morals" Sullivan's introduction is a gold mine! It's easy to read, explains the concepts and the development of Kant's thought and points you to the relevant further readings if needed.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By not me VINE VOICE on January 29, 2009
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This book is a short, tight, and clearly-written exposition of Kant's "Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals" (perhaps the most horribly-named book in the history of philosophy). Kant is difficult; Sullivan helps to make him clear. Readers should know, however, that Sullivan limits himself to unpacking and restating Kant's argument. He doesn't critique it or compare it to rival moral theories (such as Hume's). For that reason I knocked off one star.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Carlos Silva Marques on January 25, 2009
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Very informative in a straightforward and clear style. Kant is is often misunderstood and this books gets it right. A nice introduction to Kant's metaethicseven for beginners.
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