Introduction Note on the translation and the text Select bibliography A chronology of Immanuel Kant Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals 1: Transition from common to philosophical rational knowledge of morality 2: Transition from popular moral philosophy to the metaphysics of morals 3: Transition from the metaphysics of morals to the critique of pure practical reason Explanatory notes Glossary Index
Christopher Bennett is Reader in Philosophy at the University of Sheffield. He has published widely on topics such as criminal justice and punishment, forgiveness, moral emotion, and moral agency, and is the author of several books, including What Is This Thing Called Ethics (Routledge 2010) and The Apology Ritual: A Philosophical Theory of Punishment (CUP 2008). In the history of philosophy, he is particularly interested in Kantian and post-Kantian approaches. Joe Saunders is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Durham University. He studied at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, and completed his PhD at the University of Sheffield. His research focuses on ethics and agency in Kant and the post-Kantian tradition, but he also has interests in media ethics and the philosophy of love. His article Kant and the Problem of Recognition (IJPS 2016) won the 2015 Robert Papazian Prize. Robert Stern is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield, where he has worked since 1989. He was previously a student and then Junior Research Fellow at St John's College Cambridge. He has published extensively on Kant, Hegel, and transcendental arguments, as well as on accounts of moral obligation. A collection of his papers on Kant was published by Oxford University Press in 2015, under the title Kantian Ethics: Value, Agency, and Obligation.