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Alexandra Newton: Hypothetical Imperative: Principle or Conclusion of Practical Reasoning?

When:We 20-11-2013 15:15 - 17:00
Where:Room Omega, Faculty of Philosophy

Lecture by Alexandra Newton, organized by the Department of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy and the Department of the History of Philosophy


Among interpretations of Kant it has become commonplace to distinguish two forms of practical reasoning, corresponding to two different principles of practical inference: instrumental practical reasoning in accordance with the hypothetical imperative and moral practical reasoning in accordance with the categorical imperative. In this paper I argue...(continue reading)