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Kant on Practical Justification: Interpretive Essays

Mark Timmons and Sorin Baiasu

Abstract

The literature on Kantian accounts of practical justification has been growing of late. This is not surprising given that Kant’s approach seems so promising: he claims to be able to justify unconditional normative claims without recourse to assumptions, views or doctrines, which are not in their turn justifiable. Within the context of modern pluralism, this is exactly what we seem to need: an approach which can demonstrably show why certain normative claims are valid, and why the grounds of these claims are valid in their turn, and why the freedom to question should not be stifled. Although th ... More

Keywords: Kant, justification, practical philosophy, metaphysics, normativity, ethics, legal philosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of religion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780195395686
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395686.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Timmons, editor
University of Arizona

Sorin Baiasu, editor
SPIRE (School of Politics, International Relations & Philosophy), Keele University

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