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Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr.

Mark Timmons and Robert N. Johnson


This book is devoted to Tom Hill’s influential philosophical views that include his work on Kant’s ethics, on ethical and political topics such as self-respect, affirmative action, punishment and terrorism, as well as his work on theoretical topics such as constructivism in normative moral theory. The book features chapters that take up themes and arguments in Tom Hill’s work in ethics, social, political and legal philosophy, as well as his work on Kant’s ethics. The volume concludes with a chapter by Tom Hill in which he reflects on how he came to hold the views in each of these areas as well ... More

Keywords: constructivism, Kant’s Ethics, normative moral theory, practical reason, punishment, Thomas E. Hill Jr.

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199699575
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699575.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Timmons, editor
University of Arizona, Tucson

Robert N. Johnson, editor
University of Missouri, Columbia

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Mark Timmons, and Robert N. Johnson

Part I Respect and Self-Respect

1 Servility and Self-Respect

Bernard Boxill, and Jan Boxill

Part II Practical Reason

5 More Right than Wrong

Jonathan Dancy

Part III Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy

9 Virtue, Repugnance, and Deontology

Matt Zwolinski, and David Schmidtz

Part IV Kant’s Ethics

13 Kantian Complicity

Julia Driver

Part V Conclusion

14 Looking Back

Thomas E. Hill