Schiller - (2) Kant suggests moral worth is not found in...

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Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805): "Gladly I serve my friends, but alas I do it with pleasure. Hence I am plagued with doubts that I am not a virtuous person. Sure, your only recourse is to try to despise them entirely, And then with aversion to do what your duty enjoins you." Schiller’s Objection (1) Kant suggests moral worth is found in actions done with aversion.
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Unformatted text preview: (2) Kant suggests moral worth is not found in actions done from inclination. (3) Kant suggests moral worth is not found in actions done with pleasure. (4) So, according to Kant, to possess moral worth I must seek to despise my friends and do my duty towards them with feelings of repugnance. (5) Thats CRAZY....
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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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