Kant4 - PROBLEM 1Universalization"It is a universal law of...

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PHIL 111-Kain 1 PROBLEM 1- Universalization : “It is a universal law of nature that… everyone who is hungry have steak for dinner.” Maxim : “When I get hungry, I’ll have steak for dinner.” Universalization : “It is a universal law of nature that… everyone who wants to relax hangs out at the Union this afternoon.” Maxim: “Since I need to relax, I’ll hang out at the Union this afternoon.” Contradiction : impossible to will U & M at the same time – -not enough steak available for me tonight if everyone… -not enough room for me to relax at the Union if 6.5 billion people… But does this by itself mean these actions are immoral? POINT : these clearly permissible maxims seem to be prohibited by the FUL.
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