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Philosophy 1020 Quiz Number 2 Answers: (Note that in some cases the answers here are fuller than they need to be for one to receive full credit.) Name: 1) What are the goods with which Kant contrasts the good will? How does he distinguish the good will from these other goods? Kant contrasts the good will with three classes of good: talents of mind, such as understanding, wit, and judgment; qualities of temperament, such as courage and resolution; and gifts of fortune, such as riches, honor, health, and happiness. Kant claims that while these are genuine goods, they are not always, and under every condition, good. In particular, they are not good, if they are possessed by someone who does not have a good will. By contrast, the good will is good under all conditions, even when it gives rise to bad consequences. 2) What according to Kant is a “maxim” of an action? Give an example. A maxim of an action states the most fundamental reason for, or the underlying intention with, which the action is done. It always has the form: I will do action A, in order to achieve
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