publication . Thesis . 2016

Kantianism and Its Commitment to Non Naturalism

Frazier, Joseph;
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  • Published: 27 Jun 2016
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Kantian ethics has a strong following amongst the philosophical community when it comes to morality and ethics. Many Kantians, including Christine Korsgaard, subscribe to the view that Kantianism is opposed to Non-Naturalism. This view, while understandable, is incorrect. In fact, the Kantian approach to ethics has a strong commitment to Non-Naturalism in its metaphysical construction. The purpose of this paper is to prove this dependence by showing the inferences and concepts of Kantianism that one cannot accept without accepting Non-Naturalistic principles. To demonstrate this connection between Kantianism and Non-Naturalism, I will give a summary of Kantianis...
free text keywords: Ethical Realism, Kantianism, Kant, Non-Naturalism
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