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Publisher Description

This book is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Onora O’Neill, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge and a crossbench member of the House of Lords. After intriguing insights into Onora O’Neill’s path to becoming a Kant scholar, this wide-ranging conversation explores how Kant’s philosophy is relevant for many thorny issues in our contemporary social world, from human rights to patient consent to corporate transparency and more.


This carefully-edited book includes an introduction, The Benefits of Struggling, and questions for discussion at the end of each chapter:

I. A Circuitous Route - Philosophy via history, psychology and physiology
II. Becoming Philosophical - Towards Kant
III. The Categorical Imperative - And its complications
IV. Human Rights - Duties and how to implement them
V. Implementation - Trust, trustworthiness and appreciating limits



About Ideas Roadshow Conversations:


This book is part of an expanding series of 100+ Ideas Roadshow conversations, each one presenting a wealth of candid insights from a leading expert through a focused yet informal setting to give non-specialists a uniquely accessible window into frontline research and scholarship that wouldn't otherwise be encountered through standard lectures and textbooks.

GENRE
Nonfiction
RELEASED
2021
April 24
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
50
Pages
PUBLISHER
Open Agenda Publishing Iinc
SELLER
Open Agenda Publishing Inc
SIZE
436.9
KB

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