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Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr

ISBN : 9780199699575

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¥10,593
Author: 
Mark Timmons; Robert N. Johnson
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 240 mm
Pub date
Feb 2015
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In thirteen specially written essays, leading philosophers explore Kantian themes in moral and political philosophy that are prominent in the work of Thomas E. Hill, Jr. The first three essays focus on respect and self-respect.; the second three on practical reason and public reason. The third section covers a set of topics in social and political philosophy, including Kantian perspectives on homicide and animals. The final set of essays discuss duty, volition, and complicity in ethics. In conclusion Hill offers an overview of his work and responses to the preceding essays.

Index: 

I. RESPECT AND SELF-RESPECT
II. PRACTICAL REASON
III. SOCIAL, POLITICAL, AND LEGAL PHILOSOPHY
IV. KANT'S ETHICS
V. CONCLUSION

About the author: 

Mark Timmons is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arizona. He is author of Morality without Foundations (OUP, 1999), editor of Kant's Metaphysics of Morals: Interpretative Essays (OUP, 2002), co-editor of Metaethics After Moore (OUP, 2006), and of Kant on Practical Justification (OUP, 2013), and editor of Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, published annually. ; Robert Johnson is Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Johnson's PhD dissertation was written under the supervision Thomas E. Hill, Jr. at UNC Chapel Hill in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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