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NEW RELEASE: Bacin S., Ware O. (ed.), “Fichte’s System of Ethics. A Critical Guide” (Cambridge University Press, 2021)

We are glad to give notice of the book Fichte’s Systems of Ethics. A Critical Guide, edited by Stefano Bacin and Owen Ware (Cambridge University Press, 2021).


Here the table of contetnts:

Introduction (Stefano Bacin, Owen Ware)

1. Fichte’s Ethics as Kantian Ethics (Allen Wood)

2. Fichte on Normativity in the Late Jena Period (1796-1799) (Benjamin Crowe)

3. Fichte on Autonomy (Ulrich Schlösser)

4. Feeling, Drive, and the Lower Capacity of Desire (Owen Ware)

5. Fichte and the Path from “Formal” to “Material” Freedom (Daniel Breazeale)

6. Fichte on the Content of Conscience (Dean Moyar)

7. Fichte’s Theory of Moral Evil (Daniel James)

8. Embodiment and Freedom. Fichte on the Material of the Ethical Law (Angelica Nuzzo)

9. Ethics as Theory of Society. Morality And Ethical Life In Fichte S System Of Ethics (Luca Fonnesu)

10. My Duties and the Morality of Others. Lying Truth And The Good Example In Fichte’s Normative Perfectionism (Stefano Bacin)


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NEW RELEASE: Bacin S., Ware O. (ed.), "Fichte's System of Ethics. A Critical Guide" (Cambridge University Press, 2021)

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