Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals; With, on a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns (Paperback)

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This expanded edition of James Ellington's preeminent translation includes Ellington's new translation of Kant's essay Of a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns in which Kant replies to one of the standard objections to his moral theory as presented in the main text: that it requires us to tell the truth even in the face of disastrous consequences.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780872201668
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company
Publication Date: January 1st, 1993