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Frontiers of Philosophy in China

Front. Philos. China    2010, Vol. 5 Issue (2) : 266-279     https://doi.org/10.1007/s11466-010-0015-4
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Kant’s Virtue Theory
GAO Guoxi,
Division of Social Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China;
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Abstract By focusing on human virtues rather than the general morality of rational beings, Kant’s virtue theory presents systematic arguments from the perspectives of reason and experiential emotion, norms and disposition, spirituality and humanity, etc., which is of great significance to an overall understanding of Kantian ethics, thus clarifying misunderstandings from the past decades.
Keywords virtue      humanity      disposition      Kant      metaphysics of morals      
Issue Date: 05 June 2010
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GAO Guoxi. Kant’s Virtue Theory[J]. Front. Philos. China, 2010, 5(2): 266-279.
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http://journal.hep.com.cn/fpc/EN/Y2010/V5/I2/266
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