Patrick Kain

Department Information

 
Philosophy // Faculty

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  • Specialization

  • Ethics, Kant, Early Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

  • Selected Publications

    • “Humanity and the Paradox of Method,” In Realism and Antirealism in Kant’s Ethics, ed. Elke Elisabeth Schmidt and Dieter Scho╠łnecker. Berlin: deGruyter Verlag. (forthcoming)
    • “Animals in Kant” In Oxford Philosophical Concepts: Animals, ed. Peter Adamson and G. Fay Edwards. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (forthcoming)
    • “The Development of Kant’s Conception of Divine Freedom,” In Leibniz and Kant, ed. Brandon Look. Oxford University Press. (forthcoming)
    • Challenges to Moral and Religious Belief: Disagreement and Evolution, coedited with Michael Bergmann. Oxford: Oxford University Press, (2014).
    • “Der Charakter der Gattung”  [in German], In Immanuel Kant: Schriften zur Geschichtsphilosophie. (Klassiker Auslegen, Band 46), ed. Otfried Höffe, Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2011, pp. 137-155.
    • "Duties Regarding Animals." In Kant's Metaphysics of Morals: A Critical Guide, ed. Lara Denis.  Cambridge University Press. (2010). pp. 210-233.
    • "Practical Cognition, Intuition, and the Fact of Reason." In Kant's Moral Metaphysics: God, Freedom, and Immortality, eds.  Benjamin Bruxvoort Lipscomb and James Krueger, 211-230.  Berlin:  de Gruyter, 2010.
    • Essays on Kant’s Anthropology.  Co-edited with Brian Jacobs.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
    • “Kant’s Defense of Human Moral Status,” Journal of the History of Philosophy 47 (2009): 59-102.
    • “Realism and Anti-realism in Kant’s Second Critique” Philosophy Compass 1 (2006): 449-465.
    • “Constructivism, Intrinsic Normativity and the Motivational Analysis Argument.” In Moralische Motivation. Kant und die Alternative (Kant-Forschungen 16), eds. Heiner Klemme, Manfred Kuehn, and Dieter Schönecker, 59-78.  Hamburg: Meiner Verlag, 2006.
    • “Self-legislation in Kant’s Moral Philosophy,” Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie  86 (2004): 257-306.
    • “Interpreting Kant’s Theory of Divine Commands,” Kantian Review 9 (2005):128-149.
    • “Prudential Reason in Kant’s Anthropology.” In Essays on Kant’s Anthropology, eds. Brian Jacobs and Patrick Kain, 230-265.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

    Selected Honors

    • Faculty Fellow for the Integrated Liberal Arts Program, College of Liberal Arts, 2016-17.
    • Fellow, Center for Humanistic Studies, Purdue University (2013)
    • Co-Principal Investigator for Grant on "Knowing in Religion and Morality" (with Michael Bergmann as Principal Investigator), John Templeton Foundation ($500,000 project), 2010-2013.
    • Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, Marburg, Germany (2003).
    • Fulbright Graduate Fellow, Tübingen, Germany (1995-1996).

    • Mellon Fellow in the Humanities (1992-1994).

     

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