Kantianism schedule

Tues. Oct. 14

Instructor was sick–there was no class this day


Thurs. Oct 16

1. Kant, Groundwork pp. 55-66, 144 (start halfway down the page) to 151

— The entirety of the “First section” of the book, plus excerpts from “On the Common Saying: This May be True in Theory…” and Religion Within the Limits of Reason Alone


2. recommended, but optional:


3. if you want more help (also optional)


Tues. Oct. 21

1. Kant, Groundwork, p. 73 (starting with first full paragraph) to last full paragraph on p. 85 (“Second Section” of the text, paragraph sections 413-426)


2. optional:

First draft of term paper due Friday, Oct. 17, 5pm. Instructions on how to submit this draft, and what should be in it, are posted under “assignment instructions” on this site.


Thurs. Oct. 23

1. Kant, Groundwork, bottom of p. 85 to last full paragraph on p. 89 (“Second Section” of the text, paragraph section 427-430)


2. optional:

We’ll be doing peer feedback on the first draft of your essays, in class, so bring your comments on the essay(s) you were reviewing!


Tues. Oct. 28

1. Kant, Groundwork, bottom of p. 89 to top of p. 93 (“Second Section” of the text, paragraph sections 431-434)


2. optional:


Thurs. Oct. 30

1. Kant, “On a Supposed Right to Tell Lies From Benevolent Motives.” From Immanuel Kant, Kant’s Critique of Practical Reason and Other Works on the Theory of Ethics, trans. Thomas Kingsmill Abbott, B.D., Fellow and Tutor of Trinity College, Dublin, 4th revised ed. (London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1889). 8/29/2014. <http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/360>


2. Korsgaard, “The Right to Lie: Kant on Dealing with Evil.” Philosophy and Public Affairs, Vol. 15, No. 4 (Autumn, 1986): 325-349. On JSTOR: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2265252

Third moral issue journal entry due Friday, Oct. 31, by 5pm.


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