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Author Bittner, RĂ¼diger, 1945-

Title What reason demands / RĂ¼diger Bittner ; translated by Theodore Talbot.

Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1989.


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 UniM Store QA  4955    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Moralisches Gebot oder Autonomie. English
Physical description ix, 198 pages ; 23 cm
Notes Translation of: Moralisches Gebot oder Autonomie.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [177]-191) and indexes.
Contents 1 Why should I be moral? -- 2 Should I be moral? -- 3 Contracts -- 4 Promising -- 5 Autonomy -- 6 Prudence -- 7 Finitude.
Summary Why should we act morally? What justification is to be found in moral demands? This lucid, pithy, and eminently readable book examines the arguments in favor of the claims of moral demands to be found in contemporary ethical theory, arguments deriving from Kant's attempt to provide a foundation for morality.
Subject Ethics.
ISBN 0521377102 (paperback)