The Metaphysics of Morals

Immanuel Kant

  • $29.39
    Unit price per 
Shipping calculated at checkout.

The Metaphysics of Morals is Kant's final major work in moral philosophy. In it, he presents the basic concepts and principles of right and virtue and the system of duties of human beings as such. The work comprises two parts: the Doctrine of Right concerns outer freedom and the rights of human beings against one another; the Doctrine of Virtue concerns inner freedom and the ethical duties of human beings to themselves and others. Mary Gregor's translation, lightly revised for this edition, is the only complete translation of the entire text, and includes extensive annotation on Kant's difficult and sometimes unfamiliar vocabulary. This edition includes numerous new footnotes, some of which address controversial aspects of Gregor's translation or offer alternatives. Lara Denis's introduction sets the work in context, explains its structure and themes, and introduces important interpretive debates. The volume also provides thorough guidance on further reading including online resources.

  • A new and revised edition of one of Kant's most important works of moral philosophy
  • A new introduction by Lara Denis sets the work in its philosophical and historical context
  • Informative footnotes and comprehensive guidance on further reading will be valuable for student readers

Product details

ISBN-13: 9781107451353

Number of pages:



English en