Why Kant’s “Ethical State” Might Prove Instrumental in Challenging Current Social Pathologies
... liberal states. In search of an appropriate mode of challenging the current social pathologies, we should examine Kant’s claim that, alongside the “juridico-civil (political) state”, an “ethico-civil state”, uniting human beings “under laws of virtue alone”, needs to be established and cultivated. Kant’s claim is discussed in comparison with “postmetaphysical” conceptions of morality, as maintained by Rawls and Habermas. These prove deficient owing to their contract-based approach. ...
God’s Law or Categorical Imperative: on Crusian Issues of Kantian Morality
... Kants praktischer Philosophie bis 1785. Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt: Frommann-Holzboog.
Stark, W., 2004. Nachwort. In: I. Kant, ed. 2004. Vorlesung zur Moralphilosophie. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, pp. 386-391.
Kant, Crusius, ethics, moral teaching, virtue, happiness, necessity, the moral law, God
Ludmila E. Kryshtop