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From Principles to Practice: Normativity and Judgement in Ethics and Politics

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2019.04.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Onora O'Neill, From Principles to Practice: Normativity and Judgement in Ethics and Politics, Cambridge University Press, 2018, 226pp., $84.99 (hbk), ISBN 9781107113756. Reviewed by Sam Fleischacker, University of Illinois at Chicago Onora O’Neill has had one of the most distinguished careers of anyone working in moral philosophy today. Her earlActing on Principle was a landmark in Kant scholarship: along with the early writings of Christine Korsgaard and Barbara Herman, it was one of the first modern efforts to make clear, rigorous sense of how exactly Kant’s categorical imperative might work in practice. Her Constructions of Reason included the best papers I have ever seen on what Kant might mean by “the public use of reason,” and on how the categorical imperative may be Kant’s fundamental principle of both moral and epistemic reasoning. After that, while continuing to work on Kant, O’Neill moved on to make major contributions to how we think... Read More

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