The Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals

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The Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals, also known as The Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals or Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals or Grounding of the Metaphysics of Morals, is Immanuel Kant's first contribution to moral philosophy. It argues for an a priori basis for morality. Where the Critique of Pure Reason laid out Kant's metaphysical and epistemological ideas, this relatively short, primarily meta-ethical, work was intended to outline and define the concepts and arguments shaping his future work The Metaphysics of Morals. However, the latter work is much less readable than the Fundamental Principles. (Summary from Wikipedia) (3 hr 21 min)


(2 stars)

The book in itself is good, the last reader read it like without understanding, pausing and stressing his sentences in a way that made it more difficult to follow him.


(5 stars)

this is one of my favorite books. puts life into perspective for me in a sense.. love it

Martin Geeson

(3 stars)

Martin Geeson is one my favoritereaders from Libravox. Too bad he didn't read the whole book.

(2.5 stars)

Content is good. Narrator of preface makes it almost unbearable. Almost didn't make it to the first chapter.