Summary

In this book, Kant's ethical system is clearly stated and carefully critiqued. In the process, cogent answers are given to the following questions:



What is the relationship between self-interest and morality?
What is the relationship between morality and rationality?
What is the nature of rationality?
What is the difference between rationality and intelligence?
What is the relationship between awareness of moral norms and awareness of logical norms?

A must-listen for anyone interested in philosophical psychology, moral epistemology, or Kant interpretation, this brisk monograph provides a long-overdue alternative to the dreary and opaque tomes on which Kant aficionados have thus far had to rely.
©2016 John-Michael Kuczynski (P)2016 John-Michael Kuczynski
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5 out of 5 stars
By John-Michael on 25-09-16

Brilliant

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Clear, cogent, beautifully narrated.

What did you like best about this story?

The depth and precision of the author's reasoning.

What does Norma Jean Gradsky bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

She is articulate and lyrical.

If you could give Kant's Ethics a new subtitle, what would it be?

Rationality, Morality, Identity

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8 of 8 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Avi on 26-09-16

Kant made interesting

What made the experience of listening to Kant's Ethics the most enjoyable?

the only book about Kant that is either entertaining or informative.

What other book might you compare Kant's Ethics to and why?

none. this is the only book about kant, or by kant for that matter, that is good. the kant 'experts' are verminously bad.

What does Norma Jean Gradsky bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Norma Jean Gradsky is awesome. She turns this discursive work into a flowing poem.

What’s the most interesting tidbit you’ve picked up from this book?

That rationality is about universal principles.

Any additional comments?

Yes, if you want to understand Kant, get this book.

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