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New Essays on the History of Autonomy : A Collection Honoring J. B. Schneewind.

Author/Creator:
Brender, Natalie.
Publication:
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
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Subjects:
Autonomy (Philosophy) -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This book relates Kant's work to the historical context of his predecessors.
Contents:
Cover
Half-title
Title
Copyright
Contents
Contributors
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part One Autonomy in Context
1 Justus Lipsius and the Revival of Stoicism in Late Sixteenth-Century Europe
Notes
2 Affective Perfectionism
1. Voluntarism and Antivoluntarism - Radical Alternatives?
2. Varieties of Divine Transcendence
3. The Cambridge Platonists: Non-contrastive Antivoluntarism?
Community with God: Friendship and Participation
Freedom
Grace and (Plastic) Nature
4. Conclusion
Notes
3 Autonomy and the Invention of Theodicy
1. The Historicity of Theodicy
2. Theodicy despite Leibniz
3. Kant's Invention of Theodicy
Hyperteleology
Critique and Theodicy
Authentic Theodicy
Conclusions
Notes
4 Protestant Natural Law Theory
Notes
5 Autonomy in Modern Natural Law
1. Suárez
2. Pufendorf
3. Accountability, Freedom and Moral Reasons
4. Accountability, Moral Reasons and the Second-Person Standpoint
Notes
Part Two Autonomy in Practice
6 Pythagoras Enlightened
Notes
7 What Is Disorientation in Thinking?
1. About Ideals
2. Kant's Concern with Disorientation
3. Further Problems of Disorientation
The Role of Examples
Human Nature and Textual Interpretation
Historical Example and Political Orientation
Taking Kant Seriously
Notes
8 Autonomy, Plurality and Public Reason
1. Autonomy as Individual Independence
2. The Kantian Conception of Autonomy
3. The Grounds of Kantian Autonomy
4. Autonomy as Practical Reason
5. Reason, Autonomy, Morality
Notes
9 Trapped between Kant and Dewey
Notes.
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Contributor:
Krasnoff, Larry.
Other format:
Print version: Brender, Natalie New Essays on the History of Autonomy
ISBN:
9780511211102
9780521828352
OCLC:
144618448