Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals
with On a Supposed Right to Lie because of Philanthropic Concerns
This expanded edition of James Ellington’s preeminent translation includes Ellington’s new translation of Kant’s essay Of a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns in which Kant replies to one of the standard objections to his moral theory as presented in the main text: that it requires us to tell the truth even in the face of disastrous consequences.
92 pages; ISBN 9781603845212
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Title: Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals
Author: Immanuel Kant; James W. Ellington