Richard Taylor – A Critique of Kantianism


After reading Richard Taylor’s, A Critique of Kantianism answer all of the following questions:

  1. Why, in Taylor’s view, is Kant so highly esteemed by other philosophers?
  2. What are Taylor’s basic objections to Kant’s theory of ethics?
  3. Taylor suggests that ethical knowledge may be impossible. What then is the task of moral philosophy? Explain.
  4. Do you agree with Taylor’s assertions regarding Kant’s theory of ethics? Explain.

Post your thoughts and comments to all the above questions.