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Politics and Metaphysics in Kant

by Sorin Baiasu

Politics and Metaphysics in Kant Synopsis

The past three decades have witnessed the emergence of several Kantian theories. Both the critical reaction to consequentialism inspired by Rawlsian constructivism and the universalism of more recent theories informed by Habermasian discourse ethics trace their main sources of inspiration back to Kant's writings.

Politics and Metaphysics in Kant Press Reviews

This excellent volume is a welcome and quite distinctive addition to political philosophy generally as well as to our understanding of Kant and Kantian approaches to political problems. The book's thirteen essays, including a substantive editor's introduction, collectively serve to probe the importance of metaphysics for grounding political principles and applying those principles to concrete political and moral issues in the contemporary context of pluralism and diversity. - Mark Timmons, University of Arizona

Book Information

ISBN: 9780708323779
Publication date: 29th April 2011
Author: Sorin Baiasu
Publisher: University of Wales Press
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 304 pages
Categories: Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900, Social & political philosophy, Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology,

About Sorin Baiasu

Howard Williams is Professor in Political Theory at the Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University and is the general editor of the Political Philosophy Now series.

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