The right to lie by christine korsgaard
Investigating the resources of the kantian position has contemporary relevance because a tension in our moral attitudes toward lying remains 3 id, at 611–15 (8:425–30) 4 i have particularly in mind recent work of christine korsgaard, tamar schapiro, david sussman, and allen wood. Created date: 11/25/2005 9:52:22 pm. Korsgaard writes (on page 2 of the right to lie): a maxim which cannot even be conceived as a universal law without contradiction is in violation of a strict and perfect duty, one which assigns us a particular action or omission.
For a defense of this interpretation, see korsgaard, “the right to lie: kant on dealing with evil,” in korsgaard, creating the kingdom of ends, pp 133–58, especially pp 138–39 and onora o’neill, “between consenting adults,” chapter 6 in her. Christine m korsgaard is one of the most influential moral philosophers of our time she combines highly original philosophical arguments with insightful work on the history of ethics. Christine m korsgaard arthur kingsley porter professor of philosophy, harvard university verified email at harvardedu - homepage the right to lie: kant on dealing with evil cm korsgaard philosophy & public affairs, 325-349, 1986 280: 1986: the practice of value.
Christine korsgaard, the right to lie: on dealing with evil to print or download this file, click the link below: korsgaardtherighttoliepdf — pdf document, 246 mb (2579598 bytes. Christine m korsgaard presents an account of the foundation of practical reason and moral obligation moral philosophy aspires to understand the fact that human actions, unlike the actions of the other animals, can be morally good or bad, right or wrong few moral philosophers, however, have exploited the idea that actions might be morally good or bad in virtue of being good or bad of their. The right to lie: kant on dealing with evil1 christine m korsgaard one of the great difficulties with kant's moral philosophy is that it seems to. Korsgaards position about lying to the murderer philosophy essay in this paper i will discuss christine m korsgaard’s position about lying to the murderer at the door in response to immanuel kant’s view regarding the matter i will then give two objections to her view and explain why i don’t.
We are very grateful to professor christine m korsgaard (arthur kingsley porter professor of philosophy, harvard university) for delivering the 2014 uehiro lectures in december 2014. Christine m korsgaard earned her ba at the university of illinois in 1974, her phd at harvard university, where she studied with john rawls, in 1981, and an lhd at the university of illinois in 2004 she is currently arthur kingsley porter professor of philosophy at harvard university she works on moral philosophy and its history, practical reason, agency, personal identity, and the. The right to lie: kant on dealing with evil christine m korsgaard christine marion korsgaard harvard university abstract one of the great difficulties with kant’s moral philosophy is that it seems to imply that our moral obligations leave us powerless in the face of evil kant’s theory sets a high ideal of conduct and tells us to. Christine m korsgaard is arthur kingsley porter professor of philosophy at harvard university, where she has taught since 1991 she is a fellow of the american academy of arts and sciences, and a corresponding fellow of the british academy in 2015.
The right to lie by christine korsgaard
7 quotes from christine m korsgaard: 'on the other hand, when i think of other philosophers who have spent their lives developing some system, and i admire their work even though i disagree with it, i think of them as the guardians of some set of ideas and lines of thoughts that philosophers through time have found it fruitful and illuminating to think through. Christine m korsgaard complete writings with web access information where available books fellow creatures: our obligations to the other animals, forthcoming from oxford self-constitution: agency, identity, and integrity. Works by christine m korsgaard ( view other items matching `christine m korsgaard`, view all matches) 60 found order: order options 1 filter applied see also see also: christine marion korsgaard harvard university the right to lie: kant on dealing with evil. I find it odd that under kant's categorical imperative a lie is morally reprehensible to the utmost degree, and yet a lie by omission is not the right to lie: kant on dealing with evil (christine korsgaard) [pdf] share | improve this answer edited jun 10 '11 at 22:51.
Deontology is a major approach to normative ethical theorythat holds that whether an agent's action is right or wrongdepends not just on consequences, but also on other'agent-relative' features of an individual'ssituation - their relations to others, to past actions, andso on. T/f-christine korsgaard agrees with kant-there is no good justification for lying true: t/f-any theory concerned with the consequences of actions is a utilitarian theory what, according to kant, is an internal-lie a lie that someone tells themselves: ____= in its own right, as an end-in-itself, as opposed to its instrumental value. Includes classic excerpts by key figures such kant, richard price and w d ross and recent reactions to this work by philosophers, including robert nozick, thomas nagel, stephen darwall, judith thomson, frances kamm, warren quinn, and christine korsgaard.
Creating the kingdom of ends, by christine korsgaard (hereafter korsgaard) kant’s theory of freedom , by henry allison (hereafter allison) public lectures. Christine m korsgaard, p 7 “morality and the distinctiveness of human action” (a commentary on frans de waal’s tanner lectures) in primates and philosophers: how morality evolved, by frans de waal with commentary by robert wright, christine m korsgaard, philip kitcher, and peter singer. Christine korsgaard is identified with a small group of philosophers who are intent on producing a version of kant's moral philosophy that is at once sensitive to its historical roots while revealing its particular relevance to contemporary problems. The right to lie: kant on dealing with evil by christine korsgaard according to kant’s categorical imperative, one must “always act in such a way that the maxim of one’s action can be willed as a universal law of humanity.