KANT GROUNDWORK OF THE METAPHYSICS OF MORALS MARY GREGOR PDF

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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Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, in Focus. There is of course a certain pleasure in deciphering Kant’s lengthy sentences, looking for the referent of his pronouns, and puzzling over the sequence of his clauses — a pleasure that helps to motivate Kant translators!

I am probably biased therefore in disagreeing with Timmermann when he asserts that all translations “inevitably obscure the author’s arguments. Transition from popular moral philosophy to metaphysics of morals. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Beyond Good and Evil: Account Options Sign in. One might be equally pedantic about another word in the German title: Not all the emendations are felicitous. Theological-Political Treatise Jonathan Israel. And Other Writings Judith Norman.

Description Immanuel Kant’s Groundwork of the Gregir of Morals ranks alongside Plato’s Republic and Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics as one of the most profound and influential works in moral philosophy ever written.

Timmermann changes Gregor’s “a ground that is not moral” to “the immoral ground. The following year Kant published a new, extensively revised edition of the Critique, following it up with the Critique of Practical Reasontreating the foundations of moral philosophy, and the Critique of Judgmentan examination of aesthetics rounding groundwogk his system through a strikingly original ov of two topics that were widely perceived as high on the philosophical agenda at the time – the philosophical meaning of the taste for beauty and the use of teleology in natural science.

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My disagreement with the translation of unsittlich at 4: In Kant’s own words its aim is to search for and establish the supreme principle of morality, the categorical imperative. The Metaphysics of Morals is Kant’s major work in applied moral philosophy in which he deals with the basic principles of rights and of virtues. From tohe served as tutor in various households near Konigsberg. Zweig”Foundations” L.

Her own style is highly formal; she sounds like Kant. Transition from metaphysics of morals to the critique of grehor practical reason. An introductory note is extremely interesting in discussing some of the ways German has changed since Kant’s day.

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Take a comparatively short and simple example; Kant writes: The early reviews were hostile and uncomprehending, and Kant’s attempt to make his theories more accessible in his Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics was largely unsuccessful.

That is evidently not a meta;hysics countenanced by Gregor or Timmermann. This edition presents the acclaimed translation of the text by Mary Gregor, together with an introduction by Christine M.

In Kant’s own words its aim is to search for and establish the supreme principle of morality, the categorical imperative. Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals. Contents Transition from common rational to philosophic moral cognition.

A new introduction by Roger Sullivan sets the work in its historical and philosophical context. The result was a lengthy but disorganized manuscript that was first published in under the title Opus Postumum. Kant, however, had perceived an important gap in his system and had begun rethinking its foundations. His two chief works in the s were Religion Within the Bounds of Plain Reason and Metaphysics of Moralsthe first part of which contained Kant’s theory of right, law, and the political state.

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Timmermann has taken Mary Gregor’s English translation and revised it here and there, but on the whole it is her version that is presented. Readers wanting help in understanding Kant’s arguments should consult commentaries, of which there are currently quite a few. Cambridge University PressApr 23, – Philosophy – 76 pages. Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason: Kant’s philosophy focuses attention on the active role of human reason in the process of knowing the world and on its autonomy in giving moral law.

Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy: Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals Mary Gregor. Selected pages Title Page.

Korsgaard that examines and explains Kant’s argument. Timmermann, Gregor, and Paton, in their reading of zurtacitly reject or overlook Kant’s remark. Kant’s Doctrine of Right: Transition from metaphysics of morals to the critique of pure practical reason.

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Then, partly through the influence of former student J. Other books in this series. Critique of Practical Reason. Kant’s second edition, published inwhich corrects some of the errors in the printing of the first edition ofis the basic text.

Sign in to use this feature. Timmermann himself has authored one that purports to explain Kant’s arguments in the Groundwork paragraph by paragraph Cambridge University Press, Granted, it’s a joy to struggle with and triumph over some of Kant’s sentences, and from the point of view of historical and linguistic interests, the ideal of absolute fidelity cannot be faulted. Like other translators, Timmermann notices that the common translation ‘kingdom,’ as in Kant’s famous phrase, “kingdom of ends” might better be rendered morxls ‘realm’ groundworo ‘commonwealth’.