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Explain why Kant's morality would be better than John Mill’s Utilitarianism and Aristotle’s Virtue Ethics  towards making the world a better place. 

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Kant's theory of ethics is based upon a concept of hypothetical reciprocity known as the categorical imperative. The categorical imperative states that in order to know what the moral course of action in any given situation is, one should assume that each individual in society would behave likewise. Then, one should ask the...

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