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Unformatted text preview: Jennifer Chase Summer Session Ethics Extra Credit Immanuel Kant was a philosopher who believed in the fact that rules are the basis of morality. His basis of thought is like the golden rule that everyone knows about. Immanuel Kant's ethical system talks about hypothetical imperatives and how they help us get the things we want. Human-beings are open minded and let rationality take over and that is why humans are rational. In Kant's ethical system he says "The maxim of my action is my intention, or perhaps better yet, my principle of action." What he is saying is that if everyone did a certain act and if that act could be carried out daily and rationally. that if everyone did a certain act and if that act could be carried out daily and rationally....
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