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...Kant, there is only one kind of action that conforms to the law and that is an action done in accordance with duty. Nevertheless, this includes afear of punishment. According to Kant, “I will also set aside actions that in fact accord with duty, yet for one has no direct inclination, but which one performs because impelled to do so by some other inclination” (318). This means that actions done from a sense of duty naturally follow the law and this makes one realize that the law is universal. Moreover, according to Kant, “Duty is the necessity of an action done out of respect for the law…. But the only thing that could be an object of respect for me is something that is conjoined with my... ...
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Explain Kants response to Humes skepticism & whether or not the divine pre-formation theory answers the problems in Kants theory
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...Kant’s response to Hume’s skepticism Kant’s response to Hume’s skepticism Hume gets so skeptical when he argues out that no attestation exists in support of origin and effect interactions within the universe. He points out that through observing people’s habits one infers an affiliation between two dissimilar events. He, therefore, adds that it very difficult to prove that one event caused the other. Hence, even though reasoning and experience designate that objects function in a predictable way, this somehow fails to necessarily provide evidence how objects will behave in the near future depending on their former interactions. To ascertain his claims,...
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Rationalism and Empiricism and Kants assessment of the problem of knowledge
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...Kant’s analytic and synthetic philosophies Kant based his arguments on the differences between analytic and synthetic philosophical approaches on three discrete criteria: identity relation, philosophical containment, and congruity (Kant 15). Even though, these criteria may appear to contrast, they are somewhat linked. By looking into the perception of philosophies on which Kant based his arguments regarding analytic and synthetic nature of causes, it becomes apparent that the tenets presented by the philosopher are the same and champion one cause. Kant explains the principle of conceptual containment, as an opinion is regarded to be analytic if the subject is influenced by the predicate... Insert Kant’s...
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Kants philosophy of universalisation
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...Kant Hare and Kant's point of view - Universalisation ___________ Course Grade: ________ Dated: 2009-01-19 Kant's Philosophy of Universalisation Kant's notion of universalisation refers to the moral law which inspires and teaches us how to consider it as the ultimate truth of the possibility of moral obligation. Kant considers that universalisation refers to the autonomous freedom of every existence which holds the opinion that any practical issue should not be hindered in our way of experiencing moral obligation, since it cannot be explained with reference to any object of the will, or in accordance with any law of nature. What Kant believes... Philosophy - Hare and Kant...
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Euthanasia and Kants Morality
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...Kant's Morality Euthanasia, or mercy killing for the most number of people will never pose a dilemma in a real situation. And yet, universally the thought of assisting someone to die, one who is suffering and has no more chances to live in the foreseeable future, is an abhorrence in spite of the many arguments that in certain cases euthanasia should be allowed. Legally, assisted suicide has been justified on certain grounds, for example in countries such as the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium and in the State of Oregon in the United States (McKean 1). This does not however change the fact that for most people the issue... of euthanasia is fundamentally not about giving mercy. It is still...
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Kants Ethical Theory
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...Kant's Ethical Theory A. Immanuel Kant has earned the distinction in history of being the last major philosopher of the Enlightenment. His work captures the signature trademark of the Age of Enlightenment - a firm and deeply-entrenched belief in reason - but at the same time, he refused to be shackled by the strictures of his time. He rejects the belief of dogmatic philosophers like Leibniz and his followers that human reason could acquire knowledge of supersensible entities. Kant was more comfortable with the notion of secular morality and eschewed the idea propounded by Leibniz that religion was essential to establishing social order....
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Kants morally impermissible actions
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...Kant’s morally impermissible actions Deontological ethical theory Immanuel Kant, a German philosopher proposed the theory of deontological ethical theory; this has the foundation on the point that only essentially good will is derived from a good thing. This implies that an action is evaluated when the motives or maxim behind it are evaluated, these can be looked at from two angles. First, evaluation of actions by taking into consideration their consequences, this is rejected, a person can control motives and purpose but lack the inability to control the consequences of his/her actions. Secondly what is ‘ought’ means ‘can’ this means that a person is held responsible morally only... to be...
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Kants Ethical Theory
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...Kant's Ethical Theory Kant's Ethical Theory of Great philosopher Immanuel Kant presented his world renowned theory of ethics, which enables us to distinguish between right and wrong deeds. This paper expects to elucidate this theory in detail with exclusive emphasis on discrimination between autonomy and heteronomy and formulation of the categorical imperative. Moreover, an effort is made to explain how devotion to the categorical imperative offers for autonomous moral alternatives. Kant's Ethical Theory Philosophy deals with a number of branches and ethics is one of them. It enables us to recognize the correct mode of life with accurate discrimination between right... Running Head:...
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Immanuel Kants Universalizability Test
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...Kant established the philosophical concept of universalizability that forms the basis of this test. The test is used to make a judgment of the moral character of a given maxim such that if an individual cannot imagine the possibility of a particular thing by all humans then to them it is impossibility. The maxim in question is considered as a universal law when it is established whether it has contradictions (Barbara 31). The test checks for the contradiction of the maxim in either concept or in will. Contradiction in concept involves the fact that the maxim is unable to meet the threshold of being regarded as a universal law without... . The universalizability test involves three basic...
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How might Kants example of the promise be useful in contemporary society Explain both his theory and how it could be applied to a modern day event
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...Kant’s example of the ‘promise’ in contemporary society In the current world, there are things that nothing can be used to prove their existence by providing any explanation about how they came to be and how they operate. These things are the way they are and any attempt to explain them leads to no meaningful end because they cannot be explained in any way by any wisdom or philosophy (Ripstein, 2008, p23). This is the bases on which Immanuel Kant lays his theory of categorical imperative, which argues that all the people need to put into consideration that a person has the understanding of what it means to say “I must” as a promise. Through this theory, people are able to make proper... Usefulness of...
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Singer- and Kants categorical imperative
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...Kant’s Categorical Imperative In moral philosophy, Immanuel Kant came up with the concept of the categorical imperative which stipulates that an unconditional requirement that requires justification to be an end and not as a means to another end. By this, he meant that morality is summarized into one law of reason... Question One Practical Ethics A lot of moral and ethical questions are raised especially in relation to biotechnology, politics, life sciences, philosophy, and war. Bioethics is the study of these controversial issues that arise as a result of advancement of medicine and biology. It is also involved in the study of ordinary ethical issues in other branches of medicine such as primary care....
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Morality and Humanity In Kants View
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...Kant's View Kant argued that moral requirements are based on a standard of rationality he dubbed the "Categorical Imperative" (CI). Immorality thus involves a violation of the CI and is thereby irrational. Kant's first formulation of the CI states that you are to "act only in accordance with that maxim through which you can at the same time will that it become a universal law." (G 4:421) O'Neill (1975, 1989) and Rawls (1989, 1999), among others, take this formulation in effect to summarize a decision procedure for moral reasoning, and I will follow them: First, formulate a maxim that enshrines your reason for acting as you propose. Second, recast that maxim as a universal law... Morality & Humanity In...
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Shareholder Theory and Kants Duty of Beneficence
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...Kant’s ‘Duty of Beneficence’ In the article Shareholder Theory and Kant’s ‘Duty of Beneficence’, Kant distinguishes between a perfect duty to respect the freedom of other human beings to seek their ends and an imperfect duty to choose the happiness of others as one’s end, which he calls the ‘duty of beneficence’. In effect, it includes effectively all forms of action intended for the betterment of other persons (Mansell, 2012). The article seeks to show that a corporation has direct responsibilities to stakeholders such as employees, suppliers, customers and consumers, and not merely to shareholders. While Friedman argues that an organization must have only one purpose... ; to utilize all of...
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Overview of Immanuel Kants Grounding for the metaphysics of morals
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...Kant, philosophy is divided into three separate categories - physics, which is the study of the physical world; ethics, which is the study of morals; and logic, the study of logical principles. These three categories analyze both our experiences and the analysis of concepts. Then there is metaphysics, a completely different category that focuses solely on concepts as they apply to moral or physical experiences. It is often believed that moral responsibilities are only based on concepts of rationale, rather than anything pertaining to personality or culture. Kant uses Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals to help people obtain a better... ?Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals According to Immanuel...
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Business Applications on Kants Theory of Categorical Imperative
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...Kant’s Theory of Categorical Imperative Immanuel Kant’s categorical imperative (CI) theory proffers that actions or decisions must be made according to a prescribed general rule where everyone is expected to abide as “a rule that is true in all circumstances” (BBC, 1). Likewise, in another discourse, the Religious Studies Online emphasized that Kant’s theory of CI “could be seen as a rational justification for following the golden rule that is the cornerstone of Christian morals” (Religious, par. 15). As Kant’s theory is seen to be applicable in various scenarios and endeavors, its application is likewise manifested in business settings. In this regard, the essay aims... Business Applications on Kant’s...
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Usefulness of Kants example of the promise in Contemporary Society
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...Kant’s example of the ‘promise’ in contemporary society In the current world, there are things that nothing can be used to prove their existence by providing any explanation about how they came to be and how they operate. These things are the way they are and any attempt to explain them leads to no meaningful end because they cannot be explained in any way by any wisdom or philosophy (Ripstein, 2008, p23). This is the bases on which Immanuel Kant lays his theory of categorical imperative, which argues that all the people need to put into consideration that a person has the understanding of what it means to say “I must” as a promise. Through this theory, people are able to make proper... ? Usefulness of...
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The Role of Dignity in Kants and Mills System
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...Kant’s and Mill’s System Immanuel Kant and John Stuart Mill mention dignity as an important part of their systems. Mill describes a system of utilitarianism. Mill advocates for utilitarianism. Utilitarianism promotes happiness for the entire society and requires that all people act to promote this ‘happy state’. On the other hand, Kant’s system encourages action based on the good will. Although the two systems differ, dignity plays a fundamental role in both systems. In both cases, appreciating human dignity influences an individual’s actions. According to Kant, dignity takes a central place in the good will philosophy. Kant argues that humanity equals dignity (Kant 173... The Role of Dignity in Kant’s...
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Kants theory of perpetual peace and Arab-Israeli politics
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...Kant's theory of "Perpetual Peace" as a practical base to understand and name some ongoing events in Arab-Israeli politics. International Peace(less) Process One can find many an area of agreement or disagreement over the logic... " This announcement made by an Arab "moderate" politician clarifies briefly why the possibilities of having peace in the Middle East are so pathetic. The elephant in the room can no longer be ignored. This isn't only rhetoric! Instead of getting bogged down into tricacies, Kant clearly wrote some principles and processes and established some solid ideas such as producing a "world federation", etc. In brief, Kant proposed,...
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The Significance of Motives and the Role of Duty in Morality in Kants Work
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...Kant covered in his extensive coverage of various philosophical subjects. In his work ‘The Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals’, Kant asserts that only certain features make something or someone to be considered right or moral. That is, something does not just become right or moral without having the desired characteristics of right. Kant insists that” good will/good motive is the only thing that is entirely right and does not require any further features to qualify as right” (Abbot, P. 1)1. Although some virtues such as courage, resolve, wit, judgment and perseverance could also be regarded as good, the motives... or/and the motivation behind the existence and use of these...
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Is or is not Shakespeares view of human nature and political reality in line with Kants State your opinion and support/explain your answer with appropriate textual references. - SEE DETAILS IN ORDER INSTRUCTIONS
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...Kant and Shakespeare’s View on Selfish Human Nature Paragraph 3: Kant and Shakespeare’s View on Abusive Human Nature Paragraph 4: Kant and Shakespeare’s View on Political Reality Paragraph 5: Conclusion In my opinion, Shakespeare’s view of human nature and political reality is in line with Kant’s. Regardless of the different natures of knowledge, history play versus philosophy, the two distinct accounts have shared the same view on human nature and political reality, which is human beings have selfish instincts and have tendencies to abuse their freedom and their power... Kantian Philosophy: On Shakespeare’s View of Human Nature and Political Reality Outline Paragraph Introduction Paragraph 2: Kant and ...
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2.Either defend or criticize Lockes claim that in a state of nature people have natural rights. OR 7.How relevant are Kants political ideas in todays society OR 6.Does Marxs account of alienation condemn free market economies
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...Does Marx’s Account of Alienation Condemn Free Market Economies? Module Module ID: THE PAPER Distinguished 19th century German thinker Karl Marx (1818-1883) is regarded as one of the greatest philosophers the world has ever produced. By dint of his innate talent, profound intellect and strife for winning equal rights and privileges for all the humans at large, he has rightly been stated as the Father of Socialism (Ruhle, 2005: 4). Being a great torch-bearer of justice and egalitarianism, he looks for identical distribution of wealth, resources and opportunities for the individuals belonging to divergent ethno-racial groups, communities and socioeconomic statuses of social establishment... Marx’s Account ...
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1)Hobbes and Locke wrote about the social contract. Which of them do you think developed the best version of this concept In your answer explain your criteria for best. 2)Explain why Kants views amount to a major new way of understanding p
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...Kant’s views amount to a major new way of understanding philosophy.   Answer 2 Philosophy, according... assignment is due Hobbes and Locke wrote about the ‘social contract.’ Which of them do you think developed the best version of this concept? In your answer explain your criteria for ‘best’. Answer 1 The Social Contract theory belongs to the seventeenth and eighteenth century. The theory explained four crucial points. Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, James Harrington, and Jean Jacques Rousseau are the named associated with Social Contract theory. Thomas Hobbes and John Locke are the men whose theories are highly valued in the topic of social contract. Thomas Hobbes and John Locke are considered as the most in...
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Limiting Knowledge to Make Room for Faith: how the distinction between reason and understanding assigns god the status of a regulative principle in Kant's criti
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...Kant Critique of Pure Reason Kant argues at great length in the Critique of Pure Reason that the existence of God cannot be demonstrated by means of theoretical reason. By restricting knowledge in this manner Kant notoriously makes room for faith, that is, in this case, for a practical proof of the existence of God, which he develops in the Critique of Practical Reason. Kants reasons for rejecting theoretical proofs of the existence of God have received considerable attention. For throughout his pre-critical period, but especially in his The Only Possible Argument in Support of a Demonstration of the Existence of God (1763), Kant believes that there is a theoretical proof... of the existence...
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I Think, Therefore I Kant
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...Kant Immanuel Kant revolutionized thinking at the turn of the 19th century and his philosophy of reason still resonates in the Western world. In his attempt to reconcile religion and science, he drew criticism from all sides. His works, often heady and lengthy, have at times made Kant difficult to understand. Yet beneath the surface lies an eloquent approach to philosophy and morality. Whether being praised or criticized, he has been called the "finisher and conqueror of Illumination" (Paulsen et al. 1902 p.13). A close examination of Kants ethical theory reveals why it drew such controversy and why it continues to persist. Kants individual uniqueness stems from his belief... I Think, Therefore I Kant...
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Morality based on consequences (like utilitarianism) or morality based on duties
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...Kants ethics) Grade Course Instructor’s Name (April 18th, 2014) Morality based on consequences (like utilitarianism) and morality based on duties, separated from consequences (like Kants ethics) The ethical perspective entails defending the concept of what is right or wrong. Thus, different ethical perspectives defend the right and the wrong behaviors differently. In this respect, the morality based on duties, separated from consequences (like Kants ethics), holds that in order to act in a morally right way, an individual must act from duty (Vaughn, 2012). Further, the Kants ethics... Morality based on consequences (like utilitarianism) and morality based on duties, separated from consequences (like...
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...Kant. He was recognized as one of the greatest philosopher of his times by his contemporaries (Kant, Guyer & Wood, 1999). He invented and shared a lot of essential concepts and terms that broaden people’s possibility to cognition and perceiving the nature of many existential aspects of life. This paper will take an attempt to explore the concept he invented, which is called categorical imperative. To understand clearly the essence of the knowledge provided by some genuine person, it is important to observe the background and personalty development – these aspects definitely influenced the creation and key points of any... Kantianism The brightest among the 18th century philosophers I find Immanuel Kant. ...
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...Kant critique of pure reason. The for this proposal will be an analysis of the argument that Kant uses to critique pure knowledge. This paper will use the text on page 411 of the Norton Anthology of theory and criticism by Vincent Letch alongside other books that talk of the same subject that are found on reference page.. This will be used together with other texts that talk about knowledge such Allisson book called ‘ Kant Transcendental Idealism. The first thing that will be discussed in this paper is Kant’s rejection on the view of imperialism. Although Kant and Hume agree on the fact that knowledge have a priori, Kant does... English Project Proposal This paper will be focusing on the Emmanuel Kant...
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Kant says that we should treat humanity.....never simply as ameans but always at the same time as an end in itself. What does this mean Can a Kantian form of
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...Kant argues, a universal set of guiding principles that are applicable in all situations and all cultures? Are human rights and mans existence an end in itself, and not merely a means to reach an end? For the individual, a better sense of responsibility, obligation, and duty have become paramount in a social environment where individuals have the authority to make decisions that have the potential to do great good or intolerable harm. The purpose of this paper is to define and explain the meaning of Kants Categorical Imperative as it applies to individuals and moral agents in todays world of globalisation. The paper will further discuss humanity as an end in itself, rather than... Kantian Ethics on Human ...
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German Aesthetics
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...Kant’s philosophy and the importance of such a concept in explaining and justifying the importance of the art. Introduction Immanuel Kant is sometimes believed to have been the utmost philosopher of the Greeks. Confidently, he dictates the last two century in the logic that, although few philosophers nowadays are sternly talking Kantians, his inspiration is everywhere. These are illustrations of the imagination that happen minus much discerning. This cannot be connected with any determinate concept. He holds that such notions are an equivalent to rational thoughts. These ideas are, as he argues, vital in clarifying how we observe works of art... , as they facilitate between cogent ideas,...
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Immanuel Kant Moral Theory
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...Kant Moral Theory INTRODUCTION The action can only be termed as praiseworthy if it is done out of respect for the moral law that is guided by practical reason. According to Kant, emotions vary and should, therefore, not be used as a guide for a reason. Actions should thus be based on the sense of duty instead of emotional feelings. This imperative argues that respect is different from other feelings such as fear and desire. This particular study will analyze this necessary by scrutinizing the rationale behind it and looking at its applicability in the contemporary world. Although deontological theories were in existence long before the Kant was born, he emerged as the most... Lecturer’s Immanuel Kant...
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Presentation on Kant's essay On the miscarriage of all philosophical trials in theodicy
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...Kants essay ‘On the miscarriage of all philosophical trials in theodicy’ Presentation on Kants essay ‘On the miscarriage of all philosophical trials in theodicy’ Introduction Kant was a great philosopher who engaged most his works on philosophy of religion. Most of these works included arguments on God’s existence, the characteristics of Supernatural being the immortality of an individual, the question of sin, and the connection of ethical principles to faithful belief and custom (Firestone and Palmquist, 2006). He was very much interested mainly in the theoretic position and purpose of the thought of God. Therefore, he sought to understand the notion of God in a methodically well... Presentation on...
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Anything that expresses my belief system
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...Kant morality emphasizes reason, duty and good will (Hill 20). Kant argues that we should pursue moral perfection. In many societies, moral values hold that murder is wrong. This universal agreement is what Kant refers to as universal moral law (Betzler 10). In my opinion, abortion is a wrong that contravenes this universal law of morality because it is in itself murder. As Kant argued, we all have the obligation or duty to act in the right manner or do good things (Betzler 11... Abortion Is Inhuman Abortion is one heated debate that has become a hymn in the modern world. There are divided opinions as to whether it is right or wrong for women to do abortion. Abortion is a clear question of morality. It ...
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In 2007 the average CEO pay in the US was 183 times greater than the pay of the average employee (ILO, 2008:17). Discuss this in relation to ethical theories of justice
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...Kant here. He believed that actions are only morally right when there are not subject to selfishness and only selfless actions are ethically correct. Hence, we can see that employees’ actions are morally more correct because they know they won’t get much of the share of the firm’s huge profits, even if they work hard and yet many of them do work really hard. According to the theory of justice by Kant, the actions of CEOs are ethically wrong because there is more self-interest attached to it than their commitment to the firm. Similarly, if CEOs and top management salaries come down in line with the employees then we... There has been a lot of debate about as to why some CEOs are paid very high salaries. ...
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Kant's Ideas for a Universal history
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...Kants Ideas for a Universal History Natural laws determine manifestations of the will. In this article, Kant attempts to find a natural principle for the history of living beings which if found would help depict the future. Creatures’ natural capacities develop in conformity with their end. Natural capacities for the use of reason in man are developed fully only in species and instead of the individual. Nature lets man get what he procures for himself by his own reason. Nature develops capacities using antagonism that eventually becomes a law-governed social order. The biggest challenge for man that may remain unsolved forever is attainment of a civil society that can apply justice... Response to Kants...
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Human status in regards to Aristotle and Kant
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...Kant Introduction The problem of a person is one of central in the history of philosophy. It was realized and became a reflection subject already in antique Greece. Today in the XXI century, when the rich knowledge of a person has been already accumulated, he turned into the object of the research of many special sciences. The philosophical problem of a person is one of the most relevant issues. The mankind took enormous efforts to develop the general concept of a person. Stoics in antiquity, Christians in its decline and in the early Middle Ages, Buddha destroyed traditional ideas of separation of mankind into various groups by the nature or in Gods... will: Greeks and barbarians, elected...
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Self evaluation
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...Kant and consequentialism. The main advantage of Kants ethics is that it claims that people should always be seen as a goal but not as a means. Indeed, man is not a thing, and he/she deserves a decent attitude towards him/her taking into account his or her rights as a person. Nevertheless, I cannot agree with the idea of Kant that ethical principles should be followed, regardless of their consequences (Rohlf... Self-Evaluation: Kantian Ethics against Consequentialism In the Form of Utilitarianism of Learning Self-Evaluation: Kantian Ethics against Consequentialism In the Form of Utilitarianism There are two basic ethical concepts that have a special meaning for me, namely the deontological concept of Kan...
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Ethics even in the Worst Circumstances
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...Kant (Kant Ethics) The universality of doing the right thing according to moral, ethical and legal codes of conduct cannot be undermined. People have been informed early in life through different stages of growth of the concepts of right and wrong and of conformity to rules, regulations, laws and morality. Parents are the first teachers of children, who are expected to adhere to social rules and codes of conduct according to Kant’s concept of good will that emphasizes “the right motive is ‘to do the right thing’, ‘to do... Ethics even in the Worst Circumstances “An action done from duty derives its moral value, not the goal to be attained by it, but from the maxim by which it is decided” – Immanuel...
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Kant's concept of the Moral Imperative
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...Kant's concept of the Moral Imperative. Is this a good approach to solving ethical issues? Concept: Immanuel Kant (1724–1804) argued that moral requirements are based on a standard of rationality, he termed them as the “Categorical Imperative”. Immorality thus involves contradicting the rules of the Categorical Imperative and is thereby irrational. Kant agreed with earlier philosophers that an evaluation of practical reason will reveal only the prerequisite that a rational person must conform to instrumental principles. The fundamental principle of morality is none other than the law of an autonomous will. Thus, at the basis... ? Inserts His/her Inserts Inserts Grade Inserts Here (Day, Month, Year)...
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Substance abuse
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...Kant’s Ethical Dilemma on Environmental Issue ‘Substance Abuse’ Substance abuse Marijuana is a drug that has been developed medically to alleviate symptoms and treat diseases. People suffering from anorexia, AIDS and chemotherapy, use the drug to increase their appetite, consumption, moderating nausea and reduce constipation. People abuse the drug with intent of creating pleasure, increasing euphoria or blocking unhappy thoughts. People claim that though they obtain the drug illegally they use it for a good course. A dilemma rises as to whether people are justified to abuse substances with the intent of improving their livelihood. This paper attempts to find a feasible...
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Crime major
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...Kants philosophy in 1797. Modern day philosophers consider retribution as having been the main focus of Kants philosophy. One of the weaknesses of this philosophy is that some individuals consider... Crime major Deterrence Deterrence is one of the major sentencing philosophies. This philosophy is designed to help avert incidences of delinquency within the society through giving sentences that act as a discourage to other individuals. The main objective of deterrence is to inform members of the public of the awfulness of chastisement with an intention of disheartening delinquency (Tebbit 209). The origin of this philosophy runs back to the eighteenth century with the contributions of Hegel. Hegel stated...
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Evaluate the extent to which the methods of justification employed by Kant in his Groundwork of Metaphysics of Morals provide models for other theories of justi
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...Kant in his Groundwork of Metaphysics of Morals provide models for other theories of justification Metaphysics of morals, by Kant, is one of the most known ‘philosophical’ texts which refer to the analysis of the issues that lead to certain human behaviour. Although Kant deals with the analysis of the human behaviour, he stills avoid to refer to the human reactions from a critical point of view (i.e. as to whether a particular action was moral or not) but he just defines certain criteria for the evaluation of the human behaviour supporting that the integration of the human reaction with the particular system of evaluation... (as presented in his work) can be achieved only with if based on the...
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Immanuel Kant's attempt to reconcile materialism and dualist ideas
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...Kant’s most important contributions to philosophy was his argument concerning moral philosophy. As such, he argued that a defined standard of rationality that could be referred to as “Categorical Imperative” forms a basis for moral requirements1. In this case, Kant posits that immorality is irrational since it violates the Categorical Imperative. Other philosophers such as Hobbes and Locke were in support of the same idea that rationality standards form a foundation for moral requirements. Nevertheless, such standards were either rational intuitions that were based on sui generis or rationality instrumental principles based... Kantian View on Materialism and Dualism al Affiliation) Introduction One of...
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Ethic issue
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...Kant accepts that our thought processes are controlled by reason, and he demonstrates this as he composes, "There is no plausibility of considering anything at all on the planet, or level out of it, which might be viewed as great without capability, aside from a great will” (Thomas, 1982). He rapidly brings up that one must not lie. Kant characterizes a "lie" as any "deliberate untruthful revelation... FORMER NEW ORLEANS MAYOR CHARGED WITH CORRUPTION A jury sentenced previous New Orleans Leader Ray Nagin on 20 of 21 elected debasement checks, including gift, denoting a shocking succumb, he was charged with money laundering, bribery, free gifts from contractors so that he could help them be awarded...
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Ethics, Sustainability & Culture
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...Kant Ethics Theory College Table of Contents Section Page Introduction 1 Kant theory 5 Mortality and categorical imperative 6 Kant theory on broadening view 7 Situation analysis 8 Recommendation 10 Conclusion 10 Introduction The idea of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) evolved after the world war two. CSR is the involvement of business in the society responsibilities that goes beyond the making of lucrative profits and maximizing financial gains that put business on the market. Various ethical theories have been proposed in order to facilitate the learning of CSR, and they are namely Egoism, deontology... Relationship between CSR and...
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Critically evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of labour process theory for our understanding of the impact of information and communication technologies in the workplace
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...Kants Account, International Philosophical Quarterly, 49, 4, pp. 485-499. ODoherty, DP 2009, Revitalising labour process theory: a prolegomenon to fatal writing, Culture & Organization, 15, 1, pp. 1-19. Price, A, Mansfield, C, & McConney, A 2012, Considering ‘teacher resilience’ from critical discourse and labour process theory perspectives, British Journal... The strengths and weaknesses of labour process theory The labor process theory anchors its mode of operation on Marxist theory of capitalism, which fosters the realization of maximum profits with the fate of the employees notwithstanding. It is noteworthy that LPT is enhanced by the unending advancement of ICT. It is imperative that the LPT leads...
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Using Nash,R.H.(1999).Lifes ultimate questions:An introduction to philosophy answer Kant's response to Hume's skepticisim& whether or not the divine pre-formation theory answers the problems in Kant's theory & 1 argument for Gods existence
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...Kants response to Humes skepticism Kants response to Humes skepticism Inserts His/her Inserts Grade Customer Inserts Tutor’s Name 18, October, 2011 Outline A. Introduction B. Theory of Divine Pre-formation C. The limitations of Divine Pre-formation Theory D. Argument for Gods existence Kants response to Humes skepticism This paper will discuss Kant’s theory of God’s relation to the causality of created organisms. One of his major contributions relates to the character of God’s input to cosmological relations amongst created beings. Another problem that Kant had to content with was the general partition of causal labor between God and created organisms. The main question... Running head:...
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Ethics and Governance
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...Kants view, what matters in evaluating an action is not the consequence, but the principle that is employed in intending or willing. Two individuals can do the same thing, but one of them do wrong and the other right, depending on what they will. Another example, I might loan my car to my neighbor in a manipulative spirit, e.g., with the thought that she will then feel indebted to me and will then agree to baby-sit my kids on Saturday; or I... Ethics and Governance ETHICS AND GOVERNANCE GRACE SARKAR Order No. 439822 09 May ETHICS AND GOVERNANCE How relevant to business and management is a Kantian approach to ethics? Kantian approach to ethics is vital to business and management the way air is necessary...
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...Kants ethic are dissent of importance contemplations as significant to right or wrong, idea of commitment or obligation... of creation. Dont abuse the way of things. For example, our inborn feeling of what is reasonable and respectable. Also, think about how regular law could apply to peoples messing with the natures domain. For instance, it is common for the earth to have a defensive ozone layer around it to shield creatures and plants from the dangerous impacts of ultraviolet light. People harming of the ozone layer through contamination could be viewed as a violation of characteristic law. Factory (not Mills) distinguishes delight or bliss as the most astounding useful for mankind....
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Morality
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...Kant’s deontology that posits that the best way to act morally to act from duty with the consideration of the highest good, that is, acting through the moral determination of the will. Kant’s acting through the moral determination of will meant that the motivation of one’s action must be pursue the good without condition which is intrinsically good by itself (Kant 30). He formulated his deontological ethics in a categorical... Why should we be moral? Why should we be moral? In a world that is increasingly becoming materialistic where success is defined in terms of economics and professional advancement, morality seems to be a baggage because it holds an individual back in achieving his or her goals...
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...Kants "prescription for perpetual peace" as a prelude to maintain or enhance the zone of peace among different nations in the present international system. Perpetual peace hasn’t been a speculative utopian idea, but a moral principle that Immanuel Kant thought to make it realized to bring perpetual peace between nations. His work begins with a notice of signboard placed in a graveyard ‘perpetual peace’ (Myers, 1999, p. 47). Kant’s article thus has promoted a unique cosmopolitan approach to developing an international law that all individuals possess equal rights regardless of the country they belong to. His work put forward specific... INTERNATIONAL RELATION Discussion- 7 …………………. College/ ………….. Assess...
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