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The author of the book: Immanuel Kant
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Edition: Tecnos Editorial S a
Date of issue: November 1st 2005
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Any Kantian existence was dedicated to the Sovereign Good and his whole philosophy comes in: There is nowhere anything in the world, or even in general out of this, make it possible to think of that could be held without restriction good, except a good will.
However, the issue of property should not be approached in a way that does not suit him. Defend, for example, the well through aesthetic or religious arguments, or worse, through a manipulative and deceptive argument can not possibly agree. It must be ensured to proceed honestly, to do the research for oneself first before presenting it as a free option to others.
Saying this, on a metaphysical question of the way, even the most honest research could lead irresistibly to the human that makes dogmatism or skepticism, places where morality disappears, because skepticism does not believe and because dogmatism believes be in illusion. To avoid falling into one of these legal dead ends, so it is necessary to first establish clearly what are the openings and the limits of human reason to firmly establish a critical position that morality can be continued safely. To do this, Kant wrote his Critique of Pure Reason.
Thereafter, without fear of falling into metaphysical raciocination, it should then finally be able to afford to address the issue that is closest to his heart: that of morality.
So, in his Foundation of the Metaphysics of Morals he seems content to deal only a few preliminary questions by exposing the analogon sense of what 'respect' and presenting various formulation of the categorical imperative, before attempting a deduction of freedom in part 3. And this is undoubtedly the failure of his deduction of the freedom that has retained some time to write his Metaphysics of Morals. Morality is indeed impossible if freedom is not present.
But since the content of morality is made present to us through the categorical imperative, how is it that freedom, which must necessarily accompany it, can not be deducted? Is that the entire deduction up to the amoral world of logic and necessity, while freedom implies a jump in thinking or in existence. She escapes, in its essence to all needs and all causalities.
This leap, Kant is not yet ready to assume in his writing when he produced his Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals. We can observe the emergence that jump, if we have the eye to this fact, in the early parts of his Critique of Practical Reason he wrote three years later.
However, I do not want to abuse the patience of the people who have kindly read this little reflection which wants explanation on this very important piece of Kantian philosophy.
The whole is a must read to anyone interested, for his own life or just curious, by moral principles or philosophy in general. And for others, it reads very well (for the Kantian reader) and it is a very wealthy (and good) thinking exercise.
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Read information about the authorImmanuel Kant was an 18th-century philosopher from Königsberg, Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia). He's regarded as one of the most influential thinkers of modern Europe & of the late Enlightenment. His most important work is The Critique of Pure Reason, an investigation of reason itself. It encompasses an attack on traditional metaphysics & epistemology, & highlights his own contribution to these areas. Other main works of his maturity are The Critique of Practical Reason, which is about ethics, & The Critique of Judgment, about esthetics & teleology.
Pursuing metaphysics involves asking questions about the ultimate nature of reality. Kant suggested that metaphysics can be reformed thru epistemology. He suggested that by understanding the sources & limits of human knowledge we can ask fruitful metaphysical questions. He asked if an object can be known to have certain properties prior to the experience of that object. He concluded that all objects that the mind can think about must conform to its manner of thought. Therefore if the mind can think only in terms of causality–which he concluded that it does–then we can know prior to experiencing them that all objects we experience must either be a cause or an effect. However, it follows from this that it's possible that there are objects of such a nature that the mind cannot think of them, & so the principle of causality, for instance, cannot be applied outside experience: hence we cannot know, for example, whether the world always existed or if it had a cause. So the grand questions of speculative metaphysics are off limits, but the sciences are firmly grounded in laws of the mind. Kant believed himself to be creating a compromise between the empiricists & the rationalists. The empiricists believed that knowledge is acquired thru experience alone, but the rationalists maintained that such knowledge is open to Cartesian doubt and that reason alone provides us with knowledge. Kant argues, however, that using reason without applying it to experience will only lead to illusions, while experience will be purely subjective without first being subsumed under pure reason. Kant’s thought was very influential in Germany during his lifetime, moving philosophy beyond the debate between the rationalists & empiricists. The philosophers Fichte, Schelling, Hegel and Schopenhauer saw themselves as correcting and expanding Kant's system, thus bringing about various forms of German Idealism. Kant continues to be a major influence on philosophy to this day, influencing both Analytic and Continental philosophy.
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