Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals : with On a Supposed Right to Lie because of Philanthropic Concerns Paperback
This expanded edition of James Ellingtons preeminent translation includes Ellingtons new translation of Kants 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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 92 pages
- Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
- Publication Date: 01/12/1981
- Category: History of Western philosophy
- ISBN: 9780872201668