The Dualism of practical reason and the autonomy

Sidgwick’s pessimism and Kant’s pptimism

  • Aleksandar Dobrijević Docent, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Sidgwick, Kant, dualism of practical reason, autonomy, pessimism, optimism

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Published
2016-12-25
How to Cite
DOBRIJEVIĆ, Aleksandar. The Dualism of practical reason and the autonomy. Filozofija i društvo / Philosophy and Society, [S.l.], v. 27, n. 4, p. 749-756, dec. 2016. ISSN 2334-8577. Available at: <http://journal.instifdt.bg.ac.rs/index.php?journal=fid&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=460>. Date accessed: 17 nov. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.2298/FID1604749D.
Section
DEMOCRACY AND ETHICAL VALUES