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Kant, Immanuel

For Immanuel Kant, the moral value of an action has nothing to do with what a person does. Actions themselves are not good or bad. In addition, the results of the action do not determine whether...

Latest answer posted February 25, 2016, 2:11 pm (UTC)

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Kant, Immanuel

Kant considers lying wrong because it violates the categorical imperative. Kant’s criteria for deciding whether an act is morally right or wrong is to ask oneself whether, “the maxim of your will...

Latest answer posted March 16, 2016, 2:55 am (UTC)

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Kant, Immanuel

Kant uses the example of the shopkeeper to illustrate the importance of duty in acting morally. According to Kant, our actions only have moral worth if they're performed out of duty—if we only do...

Latest answer posted October 16, 2019, 7:00 am (UTC)

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Kant, Immanuel

Michael Sandel is a modern Harvard professor, philosopher, and writer who has attempted to popularize philosophical thinking about justice in his book Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do? Kant's...

Latest answer posted December 30, 2019, 3:28 pm (UTC)

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Kant, Immanuel

Kant believes unequivocally in an objective right and wrong. The standard that he applies to action in deciding whether it is right or wrong is called the "categorical imperative," and comes in...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2016, 11:25 pm (UTC)

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Immanual Kant was an 18th century philosopher who provided framework and precedent for many philosophical models after himself. His view of the world was that everyone experienced it through their...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2012, 1:00 pm (UTC)

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