From disciplined pressure to moral obligation: draft on the meaning and role of pedagogy in Kant's thought

This papers shows that Kant conceived Pedagogy as one of the forms to realize his Practical Philosophy. It first offers a general characterization of some central aspects of Kant's Practical Philosophy. It then advocates the idea that the concept of discipline has a central role in the mediation between the pedagogical convictions and the Kantian morals.

Practical philosophy; Pedagogy; Discipline; Freedom; Moral obligation


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