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Kant and jurisprudence

Bill Ewald

Kant and jurisprudence

by Bill Ewald

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kant, Immanuel, -- 1724-1804.,
  • Jurisprudence.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Bill Ewald.
    SeriesLegal theory workshop series -- WS 1996-97-(7)
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19878836M

    Jurisprudence or legal theory is the theoretical study of rs of jurisprudence seek to explain the nature of law in its most general form and provide a deeper understanding of legal reasoning, legal systems, legal institutions, and the role of law in society.. Modern jurisprudence began in the 18th century and was focused on the first principles of natural law, civil law, and the law. Kant and the Law of Peace is a critical examination of the jurisprudential aspects of Kant's international thought, with reference to the argument of his treatise Perpetual Peace (). Kant's international thought is situated in the wider context of his moral and political philosophy.

    KANT, IMMANUEL (). Immanuel Kant was born and spent his life in Königsberg, Prussia, now Kaliningrad, Russia. Although his family was poor, Kant was educated in a good Pietist school and attended the University of Königsberg from From he worked as a private tutor for various families in the Königsberg Size: KB.   Donald Kelley, Vera Philosophia: The Philosophical Significance of Renaissance Jurisprudence, Journal of the History of Philosophy (). Kevin Walton, Gerald Postema on Genuinely Philosophical Jurisprudence, 8 Jurisprudence (). My own combined review of Postema’s volume and Lobban’s volume on the common-law legal philosophy of the .

    "Immanuel Kant's legal philosophy and theory have played an enormous role in the development of law since the eighteenth century. Although this influence can be seen primarily in German law and in the law of nation's which have traditionally been oriented toward German legal development, today Kant's philosophy has experienced a Renaissance in the Anglo-American . This anthology collects what the editors believe to be the very best of articles on Kant's legal theory, with an emphasis on his Metaphysics of Morals of In particular the articles relate to: 1) the nature of law and justice, 2) private law, 3) public law, 4) criminal law, 5) international law, and 6) cosmopolitan law.


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Kant’s Science of Right1 is a complete exposition of the Philosophy of Law, viewed as a rational investigation of the fundamental Principles of Jurisprudence. It was published in2 as the First Part of his Metaphysic of Morals, 3 the promised sequel and completion of the Foundation for a Metaphysic of Morals, 4 published in Immanuel Kant's legal philosophy and theory have played an enormous role in the development of law since the eighteenth century.

Although this influence can be seen primarily in German law and in the law of nations which have traditionally been oriented toward German legal development, today Kant's philosophy has experienced a Renaissance in the Anglo-American Cited by: 5. About the Author. Immanuel Kant [] was the foremost thinker of the late Enlightenment and one of the greatest fi gures in the history of Western philosophy.

Concerned principally with epistemology, ethics and aesthetics, his work synthesized trends initiated by Rationalism and Empiricism; it has been a signifi cant infl uence in the Cited by: Published inthe 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).Author: B.

Sharon Byrd, Joachim Hruschka. I’ve chosen another book by Kant with a rather forbidding title: Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals []. But, basically, this is an introduction to Kant’s moral philosophy.

‘Introduction’ is a misleading term in this context because it’s quite a forbidding read. Smith discusses Kant’s attempt to justify objective moral principles and his views on when the use of coercion is morally proper. According to A.P.

d’Entrèves (an important historian of political thought), “Kant was indeed the most forceful exponent of natural law theory in modern days,”. Kant’s most famous work, the Critique of Pure Reason, was published in and revised in It is a treatise which seeks to show the impossibility of one sort of metaphysics and to lay the foundations for another.

His other books included the Critique of Practical Reason () and the Critique of Judgment (). In the same book, Kant stated: Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.

According to Kant, one cannot make exceptions for oneself. The philosophical maxim on which one acts should always be considered to be a universal law without : Age of Enlightenment. Kant applied this reasoning down the line, even to matters of punishment. Unlike Locke and others in his tradition, Kant maintained that individuals would not possess the right to punish in a state of nature.

The right to punish is an emergent power that can exist only in a civil society with a rule of law enforced by a government. Immanuel Kant () is generally considered to be one of the most profound and original philosophers who ever lived.

He is equally well known for his metaphysics–the subject of his "Critique of Pure Reason"—and for the moral philosophy set out in his "Groundwork to the Metaphysics of Morals" and "Critique of Practical Reason" (although Author: Emrys Westacott.

Although Kant is often regarded an extreme retributivist regarding judicial punishment, the need to deter crime also plays a significant role in his theory of criminal law. Kant's special way of combining deterrence and retribution, however, must be distinguished from others that are less plausible.

Kant thought that criminal punishments should be designed to match the victim's. Kant’s Science of Right 1 is a complete exposition of the Philosophy of Law, viewed as a rational investigation of the fundamental Principles of Jurisprudence. It was published in2 as the First Part of his Metaphysic of Morals, 3 the promised sequel and completion of the Foundation for a Metaphysic of Morals, 4 published in Kant and the Law of Peace is a critical examination of the jurisprudential aspects of Kant's international thought, with reference to the argument of his treatise Perpetual Peace ().

Kant's international thought is situated in the wider context of. Immanuel Kant free books for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. Thus the system of general deontology is divided into that of jurisprudence (jurisprudentia), which is capable of external laws, and of ethics, which is not thus capable, and we may let this division stand.

“Anarchy is law and freedom without force. Despotism is law and force without freedom. Barbarism force without freedom and law. Republicanism is force with freedom and law.” ― Immanuel Kant, Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View. It is an expansion of the discussion of Kant’s theory of punishment in my book Kant: The Philosophy of Right (London: Macmillan, ) and has been extensively revised for inclusion in the present volume.

It still overlaps other essays in this volume more than I would like, but this could not be avoided without destroying its integrity as an Cited by: 7. Kant assumes that there is a moral law, and he further assumes that there is some rational representation of the moral law that we can understand.

And when he thinks about laws, one of the key characteristics of true laws of nature are that they are universal. So the moral law must be characterized by its universality.

Critique of Pure Reason and Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics. Critique of Practical Reason and Groundwork for the Metaphysic of Morals. Critique of Judgment. Themes, Ideas, and Arguments. Get ready to write your paper on Immanuel Kant (–).

How to Cite This SparkNote. Purchase on Basic Writings of Kant. A revision of the Library of Liberal Arts edition of This volume offers the complete text of Kant's Metaphysics of Morals, Part I, translated by John Ladd, along with Ladd's illuminating Introduction to the first edition, expanded to include discussion of such issues as Kant's conception of marriage and its relevance to his view of women.

The essays in this volume explore those aspects of Kant's writings which concern issues in the philosophy of mind. These issues are central to any understanding of Kant's critical philosophy and they bear upon contemporary discussions in the philosophy of mind.

Kant's philosophy focuses attention on the active role of human reason in the process of knowing the world and on its autonomy in giving moral law. Kant saw the development of reason as a collective possession of the human species, a product of nature working through human history.4/5(5).

Immanuel Kant's legal philosophy and theory have played an enormous role in the development of law since the eighteenth century.

Although this influence can be seen primarily in German law and in the law of nations which have traditionally been oriented toward German legal development, today Kant's philosophy has experienced a Renaissance in the Anglo-American Pages: It is a familiar theme that Kant bequeathed to modern moral thought the doctrine that all rational beings or persons have a dignity that makes them equally worthy of respect.

Frequently this characterization is put forward based on Kant's most familiar ethical writings, Groundwork and The Critique of Practical Reason. However, when one looks carefully at these and the rest of Kant.