Free Download as mp3: http://librivox.org/fundamental-principles-of-the-metaphysic-of-morals-by-immanuel-kant/ The Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals, also known as The Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals or Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals or Grounding of the Metaphysics of Morals, is Immanuel Kant’s first contribution to moral philosophy. It argues for an a priori basis for morality. Where […]

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This is a video in my new Core Concepts series — designed to provide students and lifelong learners a brief discussion focused on one main concept from a classic philosophical text and thinker. This Core Concept video focuses on Kant’s Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals, and discusses the three types of imperatives he distinguishes […]

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http://www.philosophybites.com/ Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) is one of the most influential philosophers in the history of Western philosophy. His contributions to metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and aesthetics have had a profound impact on almost every philosophical movement that followed him. This article focuses on his metaphysics and epistemology in one of his most important works, The Critique […]

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This week we look at Immanuel Kant’s epistemology as a response to rationalism, empiricism, and David Hume’s skepticism.

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In this session from my 2011 Introduction to Philosophy class at Marist College, we start our study of Immanuel Kant’s Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. In this, and the subsequent video — as opposed to going over the same material in my Ethics class –I focus more on the implications for the nature of […]

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In this lecture/discussion video from my 2011 Ethics class at Marist College, we begin our study of Deontological moral theory by starting with Immanuel Kant’s Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. We discuss the nature of duty, the good will, the purpose of rationality, happiness, and touch on the Categorical Imperative.

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This is a video in my new Core Concepts series — designed to provide students and lifelong learners a brief discussion focused on one main concept from a classic philosophical text and thinker. This Core Concept video focuses on Immanuel Kant’s Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals, and discusses Kant’s examples used in that text […]

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