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Kant & Moral Character

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This thesis argues that Kant has a viable, intellectualist account of moral character that is much richer and more interesting than has often been thought. This account is consistent with his broader practical philosophy, in particular, his account of moral worth. Chapter one establishes that Kant has a theory of education on which a child’s inclinations are to be trained in preparation for her to grasp the moral law and acquire full moral agency. It argues that his account of habit is com...

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University of Oxford
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University College
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University of Oxford
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Magdalen College
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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St John's College
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2018-06-29

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