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Kant's Doctrine of Right
A Commentary

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  • Date Published: May 2010
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  • isbn: 9780511717864

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  • Published in 1797, the Doctrine of Right is Kant's most significant contribution to legal and political philosophy. As the first part of the Metaphysics of Morals, it deals with the legal rights which persons have or can acquire, and aims at providing the grounding for lasting international peace through the idea of the juridical state (Rechtsstaat). This commentary analyzes Kant's system of individual rights, starting from the original innate right to external freedom, and ending with the right to own property and to have contractual and family claims. Clear and to the point, it guides readers through the most difficult passages of the Doctrine, explaining Kant's terminology, method and ideas in the light of his intellectual environment. One of the very few commentaries on the Doctrine of Right available in English, this book will be essential for anyone with a strong interest in Kant's moral and political philosophy.

    • Makes use of historical sources that would have influenced Kant's thought and terminology, such as Gottfried Achenwall
    • Includes translations of the original Latin texts by Achenwall, allowing readers to trace the genealogy of many Kantian terms to their Latin origin
    • Contains explanatory appendices and a comprehensive index
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    • Date Published: May 2010
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511717864
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction and methods of interpretation
    1. The idea of the juridical state and the postulate of public law
    2. The state of nature and the three leges
    Appendix. Iustitia tutatrix, iustitia commutativa, and iustitia distributiva and their differences
    3. The right to freedom
    4. The permissive law in the Doctrine of Right
    5. The external mine and thine
    6. Intelligible possession of land
    7. The 'state in the idea'
    8. The state in reality
    9. International and cosmopolitan law
    10. The 'idea of public law' and its limits
    11. Contract law I. Why must I keep my promise?
    12. Contract law II. Kant's table of contracts
    13. Criminal punishment
    14. The human being as a person
    Appendix I. On the logic of 'ought' implies 'can'
    Appendix II. The system of rules of imputation
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Authors

    B. Sharon Byrd, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena, Germany

    Joachim Hruschka, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

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