Kant - Kant 2/20/2008 11:44:00 AM Will = the capacity to...

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Kant 20/02/2008 13:44:00 Will = the capacity to act accordingly to conception of laws Holy will – reason infallibly our will – constrained by imperatives Imperatives – “ought” Hypothetical (if you want y, do x) o Possible wants/end New Car – if you want a new car, earn $ A valentine, dress real nice and put yourself out there To will the end is to will the means o Actual wants/ends Categorical – commands of morality (pg 29) o Do x! o Determines the will without using one’s wants as the source to drive  the action o The categorilcal imperative act accordingly to that maxim whereby you  can at the same time will, that it should become a universal law (30). A maxim is your own personal policy that tells you what you are  trying to achieve by this act and how you are trying to achieve it. o
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