By Andrews Reath
Andrews Reath offers a range of his top essays on a variety of gains of Kant's ethical psychology and ethical thought, with specific emphasis on his perception of rational corporation and his notion of autonomy. jointly the essays articulate Reath's unique method of Kant's perspectives approximately human autonomy, and is the reason Kant's trust that aim ethical specifications are according to ideas we elect for ourselves. With new papers, and revised types of numerous others, the amount might be of serious curiosity to all scholars and students of Kant and of ethical philosophy.
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Green’s point is that if it rests on a hedonistic view of non-moral conduct, it would oppose acting from laws that one gives for oneself to action explainable in terms of the desire for pleasure. But it is certainly wrong to think that all actions must fall into one of these categories, or to think that all non-moral motivation is hedonistic. Hedonism, Heteronomy, and Happiness 35 If this is all that this distinction boils down to, it is far from being exhaustive, and seems to leave out an important range of actions and motives.
Added 2005. 34. Kant’s Theory of Freedom, 124, 267–8. ¹ According to this interpretation, Kant takes inclinations to be desires for pleasure, or desires for objects in virtue of the pleasure that they will afford, and therefore holds that actions done from inclination are motivated by an interest in the pleasure that the agent believes will result. Many commentators ﬁnd support for this interpretation in various remarks that Kant makes about inclinations. But in addition, there are some well-known passages in the Critique of Practical Reason that on the surface seem almost certainly to indicate a hedonistic view.
One can acknowledge the propriety of public scrutiny through the pretense of submitting to it, and this occurs in many ways. Individuals often skew the perceptions of their circumstances so as to favor their private interests, or protect their reputations. Nor is it unusual for people to support their actions with principles that they do not really accept, and would not accept from others. These are everyday forms of dissemblance and self-deception in which the appearance of moral dialogue lends the impression of legitimacy to self-interested motives.
Agency and Autonomy in Kant's Moral Theory: Selected Essays by Andrews Reath