The Dualism of practical reason and the autonomy
Sidgwick’s pessimism and Kant’s pptimism
The question this paper is concerned with is: what if Immanuel Kant found a solution to the problem of the dualism of practical reason before Henry Sidgwick even came to formulate it? A comparison of Sidgwick’s and Kant’s approach to the problem of the dualism of practical reason is presented only in general terms, but the author concludes that this is sufficient for grasping the advantage of Kant’s solution to the problem.
Sidgwick, Kant, dualism of practical reason, autonomy, pessimism, optimism
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