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    Immanuel Kant is a phenomenal philosopher whose works has shaped the nature of western philosophy. He has made profound contributions in metaphysics and ethics through academic articles like The Critique of Pure Reason, which has intense knowledge on topics like what man can possibly know. I. Kant challenged the concept of suicide. a. Kant believed in human autonomy and believed that freedom has paramount importance taking precedence over life itself. i. One should believe the reason, because…

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    non-reasonable group? In Kant’s ideal a “kingdom of ends” the kingdom is ruled by Kantian rational human beings (Kant, pg 36). The question then becomes ‘what is the purpose of non-rational beings?’ What rights would be given to the hodgepodge of living beings? I will explore the basics of Kantianism and discuss the outcome of the non-rational beings in the kingdom of ends. Immanuel Kant is one of the great enlightenment philosophers who focused on deontological ethics; Deon being Greek for…

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    J.S Mill and Immanuel Kant both had their own very convincing theories regarding how to determine if an action/choice is morally permissible or not. Mill’s Principle of Utility focuses on the quality and quantity of happiness produced to determine the morality, while Kant’s Categorical Imperative concentrates more on our intentions. According to Mill’s Principle, Pat should not tell Chris that she cheated, because it would create more pain than pleasure. The pain that Chris would feel after…

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    Immanuel Kant On Goodwill

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    The first question actually refers to morality since both are related. Immanuel Kant(1724/1804) was one of the most prolific philosophers of his time he evaluated the idea of goodwill and how one can attain it. “Goodwill” according to Kant is absolutely the only thing that we most posses to carry out a moral act. In his believes our actions are only well intended if there is goodwill in them. In other words, a good action cannot be executed without goodwill and it could be bad to others. I…

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    Immanuel Kant Lie

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    protect and care for others.For example,lying to protect others can be a matter of life and death,an example of this is Anne Frank she wouldn’t have survived as long she did if someone didn’t lie that she wasn’t in the attic,good thing for her Immanuel Kant wasn’t the one asked where she was!But to put it in another way we need to lie because friendships,feelings,and even lives can depend on it,if nobody lied for Anne Frank she would’ve easily been killed,so…

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    Immanuel Kant Lying

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    acceptable to tell a lie? Lying is often viewed as an act without virtue, and armed with vice. This is due to a lie’s potential use in deceitful, immoral, and harmful manners. This has lead numerous people, such as followers of virtue ethics or Immanuel Kant, to conclude that under any circumstances, lying is morally wrong (Mazur) However, there are also cases where lying is neither deceitful, immoral, nor harmful, and as a result, lies can cause more benefit than detriment, they can align…

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    Immanuel Kant Reciprocity

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    Kant not only speaks of acting only in accordance of action that are permissible as universal law, but he also stresses the importance and uniqueness of the categorical imperative, which he defines as an imperative “which [represents] an action as objectively necessary in itself, without reference to another end” (Kant 25). His objections toward the golden rule include the fact that it does not give a reason…

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    Immanuel Kant On Cloning

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    have the right to do so. If we allowed everyone to be cloned, what would happen? The answer is obvious: it would lead inevitably to global overpopulation and thereby would cause the destruction of humanity. Moreover, cloning violates the principle of Kant to a certain level, because if we make a clone in order to create a superior race, having clear expectations about the personality and physical abilities of the individual or psychological, would undermine the fundamental principles of humanity…

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    Immanuel Kant Lie

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    Blanton said,”through my work as a psychotherapist in Washinton D.C area I found that lying was pervasive in people’s personal and professional lives.Everyone lies.Even people with professional and personal lies but it isn’t good. In addition, Immanuel Kant states that the truth can’t be avoided is the formal duty of individual to everyone.No one can hide the truth.So don’t lie to begin with it’s the individual duty.To not lie because if you lie and then after they find out you lied you in even…

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    Immanuel Kant is a German philosopher who played a big part in the knowledge of theory, ethics and the beauty and nature in life. He was born in Königsberg, east Prussia. Which is now a part of Russia, but back then was known as a part of Germany. Immanuel was a huge influence on all aspects of philosophy especially the different schooling of Kantianism and Idealism. Kantianism is the rightness or wrongness of actions that does not depend on the consequences of those actions, but on if they…

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