Korsgaard1 - FIVE ATTRACTIONS OF KANTIAN ETHICS (1) it is...

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FIVE ATTRACTIONS OF KANTIAN ETHICS (1) it is not hedonistic (2) it is not consequentialistic (3) values and demands respect for every individual (4) emphasizes the dignity of autonomy (5) provides an account of absolute obligation
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PROBLEM 3 - Kant’s RIGORISM : A lie: an intentionally untruthful declaration to another Kant’s arguments seem to imply that lying is always wrong. “Truthfulness in statements that cannot be avoided is the formal duty of man to everyone, however great the disadvantage that may arise therefrom for him or for any other.” Adolph at your door? What do you say? FUL:The Universal Law Formulation of the Categorical Imperative : “Act only according to that maxim whereby you can at the same time will that it should become a universal law.”( 397) Universalization : It is a universal law of nature that everyone lie to protect innocent neighbors from a murderer. Maxim
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PSY 201 taught by Professor Arthur during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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