Kant in the Time of COVID
... Childress’s principlism, adopted guidelines have tended to value both whole lives (survival to discharge) and life-years (survival for years past discharge). This process of collective moral reasoning has revealed our common commitment to both Kantian and utilitarian principles. For Kant, respecting people’s rights entails that we ought to value whole lives equally. Therefore we ought to allocate resources so as to maximise the number of patients who survive to discharge. By contrast, the principle of ...
Inadvisable Concession: Kant’s Critique of the Political Philosophy of Christian Garve
... the Image of Cicero: German Philosophy between Wolff and Kant. Journal of the History of Ideas, 56(3), pp. 419-442.
Garve, Kant, popular philosophy, moral politics, Wolffianism, British Empiricism, Scottish Enlightenment, conservatism, eudemonism, utilitarianism
Andrey S. Zilber