Year: 1990 Source: Buffalo, New York: Prometheus Books, 1990. p.47-55 SIEC No: 19930522

This chapter is a reprint from Kant’s “lectures in ethics”. The premise of this work is based on the belief that to use life for its own destruction is self contradictory. Kant explores this premise by means of reviewing historic examples of suicide and aspects regarding to care for one’s life.