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    obligations and agreements where in today’s modern era‚ he’s being taught about to students around the globe. But during the 18th century Hume wasn’t the only great thinker during that time that had theories concerning science and how it works. Immanuel Kant‚ a German philosopher also brought forth theories that were as impactful to the world as Hume’s were. To understand Hume’s view on the world‚ one must first understand how cause and effect works as its basic definition and then how Hume sees

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    Peter Huang PHL 201 (5) Dr. Marshall Osman 3 December 2012 Number 6 Immanuel Kant believed in utilitarianism‚ which is the moral philosophy that says we should act in such ways as to make the greatest number of people happy as possible. This is why he introduced the categorical imperative. As a moral law‚ it is a command that is unqualified and not dependent on any conditions or qualifications. In short‚ it tells us to act in such a way that we would want everyone else to act the same way.

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    Immanuel Kant is a philosopher that has always stuck out because the way he approaches morality is particularly different than most other philosopher. Some would say that Kant’s philosophy works satisfactorily in a perfect world‚ but fails to account for how the world actually is‚ which is far from perfect. Even if this is true the groundwork of Kant’s work has still garnered the admiration of many philosophers that were during and after his time. Kant believes that a good will is based on the attitude

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    Immanuel Kant HUM 400 12 Jun 2010 Kant ’s "Good Will" Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) is one of the most influential philosophers in history of Western philosophy. A main representative of the Western-European classical philosophy‚ Immanuel Kant dealt with the best traditions of the German idealism. A human personality‚ according to Kant is the highest and absolute value. It is the personality‚ in Kant’s understanding‚ that towers the person over its own self and links the human being with

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    obligation we have towards another person‚ a group or society as a whole. In this sense‚ deontology is concerned with the intrinsic properties of actions‚ not their end result. Immanuel Kant is arguably the most famous advocate of modern deontology. According to Kant‚ moral law is synthetic apriori and took an absolutist approach. Kant argued that since everyone possesses the capacity to reason and has a conscience‚ it would be possible for all people to arrive at an understanding of moral truths without

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    between what is morally right and wrong thing to do. Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) outlined in his book Groundworks of the Metaphysics of Morals (1785). “reason tells us what we ought to do‚ and when we obey our own reason‚ only then are we truly free" (President and Harvard‚ 2011). Kant describes a situation where in life one should do the right thing not for appearances‚ but because doing the right thing is the morally correct thing to do. Kant dictates that there is a fundamental principle of ethics

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    HYPERLINK "http://www.philosophypages.com/ph/kant.htm" Immanuel Kant answers the question in the first sentence of the essay: “Enlightenment is man’s emergence from his self-incurred immaturity.” He argues that the immaturity is self-inflicted not from a lack of understanding‚ but from the lack of courage to use one’s reason‚ intellect‚ and wisdom without the guidance of another. He exclaims that the motto of enlightenment is “Sapere aude”! – Dare to be wise! The German word Unmündigkeit means not

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    among philosophers for centuries and many theories have been presented to answer the question of whether morals exist. Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)‚ the great German philosopher is one who has contributed profoundly to the world of philosophy and especially in regards to his thought on the subject of morality. Kant disagreed with Hume that morality is objective and not subjective. Kant wanted to propose a pure moral philosophy‚ one of absolute necessity and independent of all human feelings‚ because if

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    Immanuel Kant on Law and Justice To be moral living human beings there must be a guiding action. This action varies depending on the degree of obligation: law‚ rule or maxim. A law should promote and protect the common good. Above all‚ a law must be just and reasonable to follow. A rule is a prescribed guide for conduct or action that indicates how we ought to act to behave in certain situations. Rules are not strictly legislated but are nevertheless obligatory guidelines for actions. A maxim

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    Immanuel Kant on the Enlightenment The Enlightenment took place during the seventh and eighteenth century in Europe. It was an intellectual revolution that encouraged people to step away from an ancient way of thinking. It first began in Paris but quickly spread over much of Europe. Immanuel Kant was a German philosopher who believed in a “Dare to Know” principle. He argued that people should learn things on their own and think for themselves. Even though Kant believed in thinking for oneself

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