Kantian Ethics: Value, Agency, and Obligation

2017.01.17 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Robert Stern, Kantian Ethics: Value, Agency, and Obligation, Oxford University Press, 2015, 284pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN
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2017.01.17 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Robert Stern, Kantian Ethics: Value, Agency, and Obligation, Oxford University Press, 2015, 284pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780198722298. Reviewed by Oliver Sensen, Tulane University The book is a collection of essays by one of the leading Kant scholars and eminent philosopher, Robert Stern. The volume contains 14 articles, seven of which deal directly with Kant's moral philosophy and contemporary interpretations of it, while the other seven cover an impressive range of later receptions of Kant's work. The topics of the later essays include Hegel's charge that the Categorical Imperative is empty (Chapter 8), a Kantian reaction to Hegel (Chapter 9), one chapter each on obligation and perfectionism in T.H. Green and F.H. Bradley (Chapters 10 and 11), William James's account of freedom (Chapter 12), K.E. Løgstrup's critique of Kant (Chapter 13), as well as an article on Stephen Darwall and G.E.M. Anscombe on. . .

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