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Ethics Vindicated Kant"s Transcendental Legitimation of Moral Discourse by Ermanno Bencivenga

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages208
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Open LibraryOL7392745M
ISBN 100195307356
ISBN 109780195307351

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Can we regard ourselves as having free will? What is the place of values in a world of facts? What grounds the authority of moral injunctions, and why should we care about them? Unless we provide satisfactory answers to these questions, ethics has no credible status and is likely to be subsumed by psychology, history, or rational decision theory. According to Ermanno Bencivenga, this outcome.   It is here that we find the title of the book: ‘Ethics Vindicated’. Chapter 5 is ‘Imperatives’. Moral laws themselves have no force, and thus moral feeling is : Christian Helmut Wenzel. Kant's philosophy is a sustained, bold, and successful effort aiming at offering us the answers we need. Ethics Vindicated is a clear and thorough account of this effort that builds on Bencivenga's previous interpretation of transcendentalphilosophy (as articulated in his Kant's Copernican Revolution) and draws on the entire Kantian corpus. Can we regard ourselves as having free will? What is the place of values in a world of facts? What grounds the authority of moral injunctions, and why should we care.

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This is a short review of a work by Bencivenga on Kant's ethics that argues for a view of Kant that treats his moral rules as not prescriptive but only transcendental Author: Gary Banham. Get this from a library! Ethics vindicated: Kant's transcendental legitimation of moral discourse. [Ermanno Bencivenga] -- "Can we regard ourselves as having free will? What is the place of values in a world of facts? What grounds the authority of moral injunctions, and why should we care about them? Unless we provide. This is a compact book. In only one hundred and twenty-one pages the reader is led right into the middle of Kant's transcendental idealism (TI) and the problem of freedom and determinism,,, The book's wide scope make it both valuable and challenging.   Ermanno Bencivenga. Ethics Vindicated: Kant's Transcendental Legitimation of Moral Discourse. Published: J Ermanno Bencivenga, Ethics Vindicated: Kant's Transcendental Legitimation of Moral Discourse, Oxford University Press, , pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by David Forman, The University of Nevada, Las Vegas.