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by Andreas A. M. Kinneging,Nicolai Hartmann

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Author: Andreas A. M. Kinneging,Nicolai Hartmann
ISBN: 0765805944
ISBN13: 978-0765805942
Language: English
Publisher: Transaction Publishers; Revised edition (September 27, 2004)
Pages: 288
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In Moral Freedom Hartmann sets out to refute the determinist view that freedom of the will is impossible. Hartmann’s Ethics may well be the most outstanding treatise on moral philosophy in the twentieth century.

In Moral Freedom Hartmann sets out to refute the determinist view that freedom of the will is impossible. Following Kant, while rejecting his transcendentalism, Hartmann first discusses the tension between causality and the freedom of the will.

Ethics is Nicolai Hartmann's magnum opus on moral philosophy. Volume 1, Moral Phenomena, is concerned with the nature and structure of ethical phenomena. Volume 2, Moral Values, describes all values as forming a complex and imperfectly known system. Kinneging is associate professor in legal philosophy at the University of Leiden, and author of several works in normative theory and intellectual history, including Aristocracy, Antiquity, and History: Classicism in Political Thought, published by Transaction.

In Moral Freedom Hartmann sets out to refute the determinist view that freedom of. .

Hartmann's 1926 book, Ethik, elaborates a material ethics of value . 1984, Richard Bodeus, "The Problem of Freedom According to Nicolai Hartmann," International Philosophical Quarterly, vol. 24, pp. 55–60.

Hartmann's 1926 book, Ethik, elaborates a material ethics of value according to which moral knowledge is achieved through phenomenological investigation into our experiences of values. Moral phenomena are understood by Hartmann to be experiences of a realm of being which is distinct from that of material things, namely, the realm of values.

Nicolai Hartmann (Author), Andreas A. M. Kinneging (Introduction). On Nicolai Hartmann’s Ethics. This is a remarkable and perhaps an epoch-making book. ISBN-13: 978-0765809629. Certainly Professor Hartmann has brought into the philosophy of morality and into purely ethical theory a refreshing vitality and acuteness. So valuable a contribution to ethics has not been made for many years, and it gives promise of more to come. Andreas Kinneging's introduction sheds light on the volume's continuing relevance. Ethics is Nicolai Hartmann's magnum opus on moral philosophy. The final volume, Moral Freedom, deals with one of the oldest puzzles in both philosophy and theology: the individual's freedom of the will.

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Similar books and articles. Hartmann's Platonic Ethics. Nicolai Hartmann's Approach to Affectivity and its Relevance for the Current Debate Over Feelings.

Similar books and articles. Symposium Zum Gedenken an Nicolai Hartmann. Nicolai Hartmann & Günther Patzig - 1982. Andreas Kinneging - 2011 - In Roberto Poli, Carlo Scognamiglio & Frederic Tremblay (ed., The Philosophy of Nicolai Hartmann. pp. 195. On Cicovacki's Introduction to Nicolai Hartmann's Philosophy. Frederic Tremblay - 2014 - Quaestio: Yearbook of the History of Metaphysics 14:348-. Nicolai Hartmann's Definition of Biological Species.

Ethics is probably the most outstanding treatise on moral philosophy in the . The central concept of the book is "value.

Ethics is probably the most outstanding treatise on moral philosophy in the twentieth century. We cannot invent values, we can merely discover them.

Ethics is Nicolai Hartmann's magnum opus on moral philosophy. Volume 1, Moral Phenomena, is concerned with the nature and structure of ethical phenomena. Volume 2, Moral Values, describes all values as forming a complex and imperfectly known system. The final volume, Moral Freedom, deals with one of the oldest puzzles in both philosophy and theology: the individual's freedom of the will.

Freedom of the will is a necessary precondition of morality. Without it, there is no morality in the full sense of the word. In Moral Freedom Hartmann sets out to refute the determinist view that freedom of the will is impossible. Following Kant, while rejecting his transcendentalism, Hartmann first discusses the tension between causality and the freedom of the will.

The tension between the determination by moral values and the freedom of the will is next examined, a crucial issue completely overlooked by Kant and virtually all other modern philosophers, but recognized by the scholastics. Why should we believe in the freedom of the will with regard to the moral values? Are there good reasons for thinking that it exists? If freedom of the will vis-a-vis the moral values does exist, how is it to be conceived? Moral Freedom concludes with the famous postscript on the antinomies between ethics and religion.

Hartmann's Ethics may well be the most outstanding treatise on moral philosophy in the twentieth century. Andreas Kinneging's introduction sheds light on the volume's continuing relevance.

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