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The Form of Practical Knowledge

A Study of the Categorical Imperative

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$68.50 • £54.95 • €61.50

ISBN 9780674032873

Publication Date: 04/27/2009

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278 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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Stephen Engstrom provides a highly original interpretation of the categorical imperative as the criterion of rational knowledge and action. In focusing on the general formula and the law-of-nature variant, and trying to make them work, the book presents a welcome counterweight to currently fashionable interpretations that dismiss these formulations in favour of the second variation, commonly called the ‘formula of humanity.’—Jens Timmermann, University of St Andrews

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