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The Resource Acting on principle : an essay on Kantian ethics, Onora O'Neill

Acting on principle : an essay on Kantian ethics, Onora O'Neill

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Acting on principle : an essay on Kantian ethics
Title
Acting on principle
Title remainder
an essay on Kantian ethics
Statement of responsibility
Onora O'Neill
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'Two things', wrote Kant, 'fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe: the starry heavens above and the moral law within'. Many would argue that since Kant's day, the study of the starry heavens has advanced while ethics has stagnated, and in particular that Kant's ethics offers an empty formalism that tells us nothing about how we should live. In Acting on Principle Onora O'Neill shows that Kantian ethics has practical as well as philosophical importance. First published in 1975, the book is regarded as a classic account and defence of the Kantian ethical position. It addresses Kant's account of reasoning about action, in particular his controversial claim that the Categorical Imperative guides action and is basic to ethics and justice
Cataloging source
DLC
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1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Neill, Onora
Dewey number
170.92
Index
index present
LC call number
B2799.E8
LC item number
O53 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Kant, Immanuel
Label
Acting on principle : an essay on Kantian ethics, Onora O'Neill
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 278-288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Principles of action -- The problem of relevant act descriptions -- A solution to the problem of relevant descriptions -- Ethical categories -- Applying the categorical imperative -- An assessment of Kant's ethical theory -- Right decisions and assessments of right
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
vi, 292 pages
Isbn
9781107035591
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013023225
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn857356509
  • (OCoLC)857356509
Label
Acting on principle : an essay on Kantian ethics, Onora O'Neill
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 278-288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Principles of action -- The problem of relevant act descriptions -- A solution to the problem of relevant descriptions -- Ethical categories -- Applying the categorical imperative -- An assessment of Kant's ethical theory -- Right decisions and assessments of right
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
vi, 292 pages
Isbn
9781107035591
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013023225
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn857356509
  • (OCoLC)857356509

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