Kantian ethics refers to a deontological ethical theory ascribed to the German ....
Kant argues that only acts performed out of duty have moral worth. ... A
contradiction in conception happens when,...
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(Bentham and Mill were practical political reformers; Kant was not.) One cannot,
according ... The ultimate moral value for Kant is autonomy or dignity ... It is this
fact about humans that Kant's ethical theory seeks to enshrine and protect.
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.
The Value of Humanity in Kant's Moral Theory. Richard Dean. Abstract. The
humanity formulation of Kant's Categorical Imperative demands that we treat ...
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Feb 23, 2004 ... However, these standards were either desire- ... Thus, at the heart of Kant's moral
philosophy is a conception of reason whose reach ... standard approach to Kant's
views and have turned their attention to the later works. ... say that moral
rightness is not a function of the value of intended or actual outcomes...
Intrinsic worth of a human being: In virtue of being a human being, you have
rights, dignity, ... Kant's theory helps us to see where we get them. ... Autonomy
and ability to choose your moral projects: It's a duty to pursue your happiness ...
Haven't there been times when you thought you were doing the best thing, based
Once Kant's theory of morals has been (hopefully) made clear, we will be able to
... For since he does not, as it were, produce himself or derive his concept of .....
To the unconditionality and intrinsicness of moral value, Kant also adds its ...
According to Kant, reason tells us what we ought to do, and when we obey our ...
Natural and moral philosophy, on the contrary, can each have their empirical ...
were warned not to carry on two employments together which differ widely in the
.... There is, however, something so strange in this idea of the absolute value of ...
Kant's 'transcendental idealism' is his theory that the human mind itself imposes
the forms of ... The confusion is not his alone, and is worth dispelling. ... If our
moral sense were based merely on feelings, it would not only vary from person to
Kantian moral philosophy is usually considered inimical both to the moral claims
and to the legal .... value of people as ends in themselves is a presupposition of
rational choice. ..... 14 In fact Kant's views were rather advanced for his day.