Kant’s Ethics of Duty and Natural Rights
Lecture no. 7 from the course: The Modern Political Tradition: Hobbes to Habermas
Taught by Professor Lawrence Cahoone | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Immanuel Kant is attributed with creating one of the two most influential theories of ethics, deontological ethics—the other being utilitarianism—each of which became the background for an enduring view of modern republicanism. In this lecture, examine Kant’s fundamental arguments, which are key to understanding much of modern political theory.