by Matthew Fox (Inner Traditions, 2000).

An egoistic aestheticism which is not a aestheticism would simply mean that goods for the self are worthy of pursuit; and that is not a moral fallacy.

by Rocco Capozzi (Indiana, 1997);, ed.

Condemned as  in his own time, Eckhart's doctrines were a significant application of thought.

Tanner, Anne Gervasi, and Kay Mizzel (Liberal Arts, 1992).

Beck then digs himself deeper into a hole by saying, "I do not write my name in my books because I can will that others should do so; I do so in order to keep them from getting lost." One could just as easily say, "I do not kill my neighbor because I can will that others should do so; I do so in order to free his wife, my lover, from his attentions." Beck has fallen into the cardinal Kantian sin of introducing the of an action into the issue of the morality of the action, violating the categorical (or ) character of moral duty.

by Karen Warren and Nisvan Erkal (Indiana, 1997);Carol J.

Unfortunately, when such countries, like the Soviet Union itself, Vietnam, and Cuba, actually do break free of American control and the Western economic system, it is nevertheless still our fault that they do not subsequently prosper economically.

by Oliver Davies (Penguin, 1995);Bernard McGinn,  (Crossroad, 2001); and, ed.

by Malcolm Cowley (Viking, 1987);, ed.

Thus, one of the most violent and vicious rulers in the world, whose son reportedly regularly kidnaps, rapes, and murders women, becomes the "progressive" poster child for "peace." The most cutting retort to this seems to be that the United States supported Saddam Hussein against Iran.

by Brooks Atkinson (Modern Library 1992); and, ed.

This never, however, becomes a distinction between imperatives and hortatives, as in the of value; and if the imperative force of the different duties is not abridged (i.e.

by Joel Porte and Saundra Morris (Cambridge, 1999).

As it happens, as Kant has gone along, he has been tossing in the concepts already relevant to a more substantive version of the moral law, and to providing distinctions between moral and non-moral value.

You see everything in black and white!

After Kant's examination of these four examples of moral duties, he does cite a distinction that looks like a mitigation of his moralism, that we have a "stricker or narrower" duty when we cannot a universalized maxim without contradiction, while a maxim we can only without contradiction would be a "broader" or merely "meritorious" duty.

Garcia and Carolyn Korsmeyer (Routledge, 2002);Michael Caesar,  (Blackwell, 1999); and, ed.

rejected the notion of and understood them instead as abstract.

Many people are thus exposed to extensive discussion of Kant's ethics without ever becoming familiar with the larger -- let alone the general basis of his thought in the .

Adams,  (Continuum, 1999);Kristin Shrader-Frechette,  (Oxford, 2002);Ivone Gebara, , tr.

Recommended Reading:Plotinus, , ed.

While reputation may often be a matter of self-interest, those who worry about their honor often act in irrational, foolish, and imprudent ways (one thinks of Don Quixote).

by David Molineaux (Fortress, 1999);Val Plumwood,  (Routledge, 2002);, ed.

by Joel Porte (Library of America, 1983);, ed.

Well, the United States supported Josef Stalin against Hitler, and I don't hear any complaints about that, even though Stalin ended up murdering more people, and certainly enslaving more for longer, that Hitler did.