Kantian ethics refers to a deontological ethical theory ascribed to the German
philosopher .... Kant argues that only acts performed with regard to duty have
moral worth. .... by nature) and intuiti...
Kants theory would be called deonteleological and grounded in duty. He saw
ethics as 1. Grounded in the natural law 2. Grounded in reason & rationality 3. Ob
Mar 26, 2008 ... Although the moral philosophies of Hume and Kant are not directly ... It is also
worth noticing that in addition to Kant's describing all moral agents .... First,
Hume's approach to ethics could be called naturalistic, empirical, or experimental
. ..... If duty were grounded in feeling, it would seem that moralit...
Kant's moral theory is, therefore, deontological: actions are morally right in ... But
in such a case, Kant argues, the moral value of the action can only reside in a ...
at least the honest intention to repay; if this condition were universally ignored, ...
Kant also argued that his ethical theory requires belief in free will, God, and the
immortality of the soul. ... His parents – Johann Georg and Anna Regina – were
pietists. .... Two aspects of the Inaugural Dissertation are especially worth noting.
about the connections between law and value in Kant's moral theory. The main
aim .... thiness to be happy and would lead to happiness if these principles were.
Note : Kant is a systematic thinker, by which I mean that his moral philosophy is
an ... From a moral perspective, (considered as a moral agent) we are all equal.
.... Such cases, Kant would say, demonstrate that the moral worth of an action ....
That is, you could not even imagine a society where this rule were the law that ...
From James Rachels, The Elements of Moral Philosophy, pp. ... his view, human
beings have “an intrinsic worth, i.e., dignity,” which makes them valuable' “above
... Scholars have wondered ever since why Kant thought these two rules were.
The standard interpretation of Immanuel Kant's moral philosophy makes ... that
the maxims must be so chosen as if they were to serve as universal laws of
nature. ... "There is, however, something so strange in this idea of the absolute
value of ...
... Kant in the late 18th Century, with his theory of the Categorical Imperative.
Immanuel Kant defined an imperative as any proposition that ... of duty, then it is
without moral value and therefore meaningless. ... Act as though you were a law-
making member (and also the ...