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Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals

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Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals (Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten; 1785; also known as the Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals, Grounding of the Metaphysics of Morals and the Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals) is the first of Immanuel Kant's mature works on moral philosophy and remains one of the most influential in the field. [1]

25 relations: A priori and a posteriori, Allen W. Wood, Arthur Schopenhauer, Categorical imperative, Christine Korsgaard, Critique of Practical Reason, Deontological ethics, Ethics, Friedrich Nietzsche, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Good faith, Herbert James Paton, Hypothetical imperative, Immanuel Kant, J. B. Schneewind, Jonathan Bennett (philosopher), Lewis White Beck, Mary J. Gregor, Moral sense theory, On the Basis of Morality, Pure practical reason, Robert Paul Wolff, Thomas Kingsmill Abbott, Universal law, 1840 in literature.

A priori and a posteriori

The Latin phrases a priori ("from the earlier") and a posteriori ("from the latter") are philosophical terms of art popularized by Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (first published in 1781, second edition in 1787), one of the most influential works in the history of philosophy.

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Allen W. Wood

Allen William Wood (born October 26, 1942) is an American philosopher specializing in the work of Immanuel Kant and German Idealism, with particular interests in ethics and social philosophy.

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Arthur Schopenhauer

Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher.

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Categorical imperative

The categorical imperative (kategorischer Imperativ) is the central philosophical concept in the deontological moral philosophy of Immanuel Kant.

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Christine Korsgaard

Christine Marion Korsgaard FBA (born April 9, 1952) is an American philosopher and Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University whose main scholarly interests are in moral philosophy and its history; the relation of issues in moral philosophy to issues in metaphysics, the philosophy of mind, and the theory of personal identity; the theory of personal relationships; and in normativity in general.

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Critique of Practical Reason

The Critique of Practical Reason (Kritik der praktischen Vernunft, KpV) is the second of Immanuel Kant's three critiques, first published in 1788.

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Deontological ethics

In moral philosophy, deontological ethics or deontology (from Greek δέον, deon, "obligation, duty") is the normative ethical position that judges the morality of an action based on rules.

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Ethics

Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct.

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Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900) was a German philosopher, cultural critic, composer, poet, philologist and a Latin and Greek scholar whose work has exerted a profound influence on Western philosophy and modern intellectual history.

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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (August 27, 1770 – November 14, 1831) was a German philosopher and the most important figure of German idealism.

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Good faith

Good faith (bona fides), in human interactions, is a sincere intention to be fair, open, and honest, regardless of the outcome of the interaction.

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Herbert James Paton

Herbert James Paton FBA FSA Scot (30 March 1887 – 2 August 1969), usually cited as H.J. Paton, was a Scottish philosopher who taught at various university institutions, including Glasgow and Oxford.

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Hypothetical imperative

A hypothetical imperative (German: hypothetischer Imperativ) is originally introduced in the philosophical writings of Immanuel Kant.

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Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant (22 April 1724 – 12 February 1804) was a German philosopher who is a central figure in modern philosophy.

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J. B. Schneewind

Jerome B. Schneewind (born 1930) is a Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University.

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Jonathan Bennett (philosopher)

Jonathan Francis Bennett (born 17 February 1930) is a British philosopher of language and metaphysics, and a historian of early modern philosophy.

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Lewis White Beck

Lewis White Beck (September 26, 1913 – June 7, 1997) was an American philosopher and scholar of German philosophy.

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Mary J. Gregor

Mary J. Gregor (January 1, 1928 – October 31, 1994) was an American author, translator, and professor.

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Moral sense theory

Moral sense theory (also known as sentimentalism) is a theory in moral epistemology and meta-ethics concerning the discovery of moral truths.

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On the Basis of Morality

On the Basis of Morality (Ueber die Grundlage der Moral, 1840) is one of Arthur Schopenhauer's major works in ethics, in which he argues that morality stems from compassion.

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Pure practical reason

Pure practical reason (reine praktische Vernunft) is the opposite of impure (or sensibly-determined) practical reason and appears in Immanuel Kant's Critique of Practical Reason and Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals.

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Robert Paul Wolff

Robert Paul Wolff (born December 27, 1933) is an American political philosopher and professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Thomas Kingsmill Abbott

Reverend Thomas Kingsmill Abbott (26 March 1829 – 18 December 1913) was an Irish scholar and educator.

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Universal law

In law and ethics, universal law or universal principle refers as concepts of legal legitimacy actions, whereby those principles and rules for governing human beings' conduct which are most universal in their acceptability, their applicability, translation, and philosophical basis, are therefore considered to be most legitimate.

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1840 in literature

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1840.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groundwork_of_the_Metaphysic_of_Morals

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