Search for dissertations about: "Self-Conceit"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word Self-Conceit.

  1. 1. Back to the Woods or Into Ourselves? : Kant, Rousseau and the Search for the Essence of Human Nature

    Author : Annika Wennersten; Pauliina Remes; Marcel Quarfood; Ina Goy; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kant; Rousseau; Moral Anthropology; Human Nature; Radical Evil; Sociability; Gesinnung; Character; Denkungsart; Propensity; Compassion; Self-Love; Self-Conceit; Ambition; Humility; History; Philosophy; with specialization in history of philosophy; Filosofi med filosofihistorisk inriktning;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to a field of Kant’s practical philosophy that has received renewed attention, namely his moral anthropology. While it is true that Kant, in some of his best-known writings, literally says that the fundamental ground of morality must be pure and thus entirely free from admixture with anthropological principles, he nevertheless admits that these “subjective conditions” in human nature that “either hinder or help people in fulfilling the laws of the metaphysics of morals” make up the foundation of all applied ethics. READ MORE