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On the Expressive Limits of Kant’s Universalizability Tests

Samuel Kahn
From the journal Kant-Studien

Abstract

My goal in this piece is to show that there is a problem lurking in the shadows of recent attempts to derive positive duties from Kant’s so-called universalizability tests and, further, to show that the most obvious way of fixing these attempts renders them unable to fulfill their function. I shall begin by motivating and explaining such an attempt.

Published Online: 2021-06-08
Published in Print: 2021-06-26

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