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Grounding for the metaphysics of morals ; with, On a supposed right to lie because of philanthropic concerns

@inproceedings{Kant1993GroundingFT,
  title={Grounding for the metaphysics of morals ; with, On a supposed right to lie because of philanthropic concerns},
  author={Immanuel Kant and James W. Ellington},
  year={1993}
}
This expanded edition of James Ellington's preeminent translation includes Ellington's new translation of Kant's essay Of a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns in which Kant replies to one of the standard objections to his moral theory as presented in the main text: that it requires us to tell the truth even in the face of disastrous consequences. 
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Henri Benjamin Constant de Rebecque (1767-1830), the renowned French statesman and writer
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I hereby admit that this was actually said by me somewhere,7 though I cannot now recollect the place.-I
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As contained in the Metaphysical Principles of the Doctrine of Virtue [Tugendlehre], which is Part II of the Metaphysics of Morals
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See above at Ak. p. 428, where Kant distinguishes nocet from laedit
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Des reactions politiques had appeared in May of 1796, and it was translated into German in this periodical Frankreich
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