Purpose Of Immanuel Kant's Categorical Imperative

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Introduction Immanuel Kant discusses many ethical systems which are based on a belief that the reason is the final authority of morality. The actions of any sort must come from a sense of duty dictated by reason and no action performed solely in obedience to the law or custom can be regarded as moral. Kant described two main systems of command given by reason. Hypothetical Imperative defined by Kant is the formula of the command of reason that represents an objective principle "in so far as it is necessitating for a will.” The Categorical Imperative, probably the most known is defined as an unconditional moral obligation that is binding in all circumstances and is not dependent on a person's inclination or purpose. The purpose of this paper is to teach you about Immanuel Kant’s morality and Kantian Ethics and give you a better understanding of determining your own morality and viewing ethics and if they still are applied today.
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Immanuel Kant was a German philosopher born in Prussia in 1724 and lived until 1804. Immanuel Kant is most known for his book The Critique of Pure Reason (Rohlf
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This is one reason I believe that this categorically imperative system would not work, you basically have to assume the system is moral from the start. Denying people that are sick or suffering wouldn’t be deemed moral in today’s world, but this still happens in many places in the world. Kant’s categorical imperative could be applied to those cases, but we could possibly feel something inside of us that doesn’t scream that it’s moral. “Good Will” and “Duty” are two terms that Kant uses the most in his book when referring to his morals and the categorical imperative (Aldarondo, C., & Widger, D.) Kant’s common moral concept of these words led him to believe that people are free and autonomous as long as the morality itself is not an

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