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‘Kingdom of Ends’ as Economic Model: Whether Transition is Possible?

Alexey Trotsak
Published Online: 2016-11-08 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/kjps-2016-0006


The article considers the connection between ethics, in particular Kant’s practical philosophy, and economics. The author examines historical reasons for Kant’s ethic not to have become part of the economic discourse and interprets modern business processes from Kant’s perspective. The article aims to demonstrate the possibilities of applying the philosophical instruments of Kant’s morals to concrete economic issues.

Keywords: economic model; Kant; kingdom of ends; transaction costs; moral philosophy


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Published Online: 2016-11-08

Published in Print: 2016-10-01

Citation Information: Kairos. Journal of Philosophy & Science, Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 1–13, ISSN (Online) 1647-659X, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/kjps-2016-0006.

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