Criticisms of kantian ethics both kant's ethics and contemporary kantian ethics have been criticized from many quarters the critics evidently include those who advocate one or another form of teleological or consequentialist theory, who believe that it is possible to establish an account of the good, from which a convincing. This paper begins with a brief analysis of immanuel kant's account of perception in the critique of pure reason, and hence perception is not conceived as an ethical relationship between two embodied subjects, but as one of it has been the charge of feminist philosophers that kant's 'copernican revolution' also helped. 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 of pure reason a large part of kant's work addresses the. Immanuel kant concerns himself with deontology, and as a deontologist, he believes that the rightness of an action depends in part on things other than the goodness of its consequences, and so, actions should be judged based on an intrinsic moral law that says whether the action is right or wrong – period. Abstract some commentators have condemned kant's moral project from a feminist perspective based on kant's apparently dim view of women as being innately morally deficient here i will argue that although his remarks concerning women are unsettling at first glance, a more detailed and closer examination shows that. How is feminist metaphysics possible a foucauldian intervention feminist theory, 12(3), 281-296 doi: 101177/1464700111417667 plaisance, p l (2014 ) media ethics: key principles for responsible practice thousand oaks, ca: sage publications, inc rohlf, m (2014) immanuel kant the stanford.
Most of kant's moral pronouncements on such matters reflect the particular views of bourgeois 18th century germany because of kant's misogyny, his disdain for the body and his conclusions about marriage, sex and women, barbara herman (1993), describes kant as the modern moral philosopher feminists find most. Bringing a feminist perspective to moral philosophy has included critiquing and reinterpreting both canonical male authors (such as immanuel kant, plato, friedrich nietzsche, aristotle, and david hume) as well as reclaiming underappreciated female and/or feminist foremothers (including simone weil, iris murdoch, and. Part of the continental philosophy commons, ethics and political philosophy commons european history picture of kant's and kantian philosophy into our feminist appropriations i will show that one way to 1 all references to immanuel kant's works are from the cambridge edition of the works of immanuel kant.
Kant and feminism kurt mosser university of dayton, [email protected] follow this and additional works at: 3 stuckenberg, j h w the life of immanuel kant (london, macmillan, 1882), p 184 re- referred to kant's unhappy status as the modern moral philosopher feminists find. Kantian ethics refers to a deontological ethical theory ascribed to the german philosopher immanuel kant the theory, developed as a result of enlightenment rationalism, is based on the view that the only intrinsically good thing is a good will an action can only be good if its maxim – the principle behind it – is duty to the.
New zealand born annette baier is a scholar of hume and a moral philosopher for whom trust is the key to fundamental moral notions morality, according to baier in her book moral prejudices, should not be governed by rules and codes, but by trust: a moral prejudice writing from a feminist perspective,. Deal of kantian scholarship – including feminist scholarship – has ren- dered this series suggesting that a kantian ethics of care has significant implications for nagl-docekal h (1997) feminist ethics: how it could benefit from kant's moral philosophy in: feminist inter- pretations of immanuel kant (ed rm schott ), pp. Political theorists and philosophers such as the late jacques derrida and emmanuel levinas have proposes a feminist hospitality that reflects a performative extension of care ethics by pursuing stronger social bonds immanuel kant (1795/1983) also views hospitality as playing an important socially progressive role.
Feminist interpretations of immanuel kant is essential reading for instructors looking to challenge and broaden their understanding of the significance of kant's philosophy, and this book could prove useful in preparing courses in the history of modern philosophy, ethics, political philosophy, and, due to kant's enduring.
Please suggest me some books on immanuel kant and environmental sustainability robin attfield “please try robin attfield, ethics: an overview, bloomsbury, 2012 this has sections on history of philosophy, including immanuel kant, and on environmental philosophy it is available in paperback from bloomsbury of. Cambridge university press 1989 otfried hoffa, immanuel kant, munches: ch beck 1988 barbara herman “the practice of moral 233-250, re-printed in herman, the practice of moral judgment, pp 23-44 the mentioned authors do not explicitly address communitarians and feminism only nora o‟neill in the. Popular tags, art capitalism david macey education ethics feminism gwf hegel gilles deleuze ideology immanuel kant jacques derrida jacques lacan karl marx louis althusser martin heidegger marxism michel foucault modernity politics psychoanalysis radical philosophy science sigmund freud theodor w.