Book Discussion #3.docx - AG 4010 BOOK DISCUSSION#3 1 Book Discussion#3 Shivangi Sharma Cal Poly Pomona AG 4010 BOOK DISCUSSION#3 2 Reading the Chapters

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AG 4010 BOOK DISCUSSION #3 Book Discussion #3 Shivangi Sharma Cal Poly Pomona 1
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AG 4010 BOOK DISCUSSION #3 Reading the Chapters, I got to understand what Kant thought about the relationship between morality and rationality. It is a very specific way of thinking, however, researching more about it and learning about his perspectives, showed me a new one as well. Kant’s relationship between morality and rationality is very unique. He has a domino effect of ideas where if one thing happens, another will occur, this list can be found on p. 163 of The Fundamentals of Ethics textbook. He ultimately talks about the fact that if you are acting immorally, you are thus, being irrational. Kant explains that you are acting irrationally when you are doing the opposite of your strongest reasons. Those strong reasons represent your morals, thus if morality drives you to do something, then that is what you will end up doing. Kant’s thoughts on this relationship is that “immoral actions are always irrational” (
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  • Spring '19
  • Kant, Kari G. Bullock

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