Kant Outline - Kant First Section From Common Rational...

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Kant First Section From Common Rational Moral Cognition to Philosophical Moral Cognition - nothing can be good without limitation except good will - temperament o some respects good and to be wished for o can also become extremely evil and harmful if the will that is to make use of these gifts of nature - character is not good - happiness o power, wealth, honor, health, well-being o not necessarily good o make for courage and thereby often arrogance o there is not a good will to correct their influence on the mind - the good will appears to constitute the indispensable condition even of the worthiness to be happy - moderation in affects and passions, self control, and sober reflection are good for many aims o constitute the inner worth of a person o lack much in order to be good without limitation - good will is good o through its willing, good in itself o considered for itself without comparison, it is estimated far higher than anything that could be brought about by it in favor of any inclination or the sum of all inclinations reason - nature would have prevented reason from breaking out into practical use and from
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This note was uploaded on 05/15/2008 for the course HUMANITIES 201 taught by Professor Leavitt during the Fall '07 term at BU.

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