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Unformatted text preview: o Treat people as equals o Promote the god of others Conditional duties involve various types of agreements the principal one is the duty is to keep ones promises Second theory grounds itself in rights Third duty-based theory emphasizes a single peinciple of duty Kant is the principle proponent Kant agreed with Pufendorf that we have moral duties to oneself and others, BUT Kant argued that there is a more foundational principle of duty that encompasses our particular duties the categorical imperative Fidelity: the duty to keep promises Reparation: the duty to compensate others when we harm them Gratitude: the duty to thank those who help us Justice: the duty to recognize merit Beneficence: the duty to improve the conditions of others Self-improvement: the duty to improve our virtue and intelligence Non-maleficence: the duty not to injure others...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2010 for the course HUMANITIES 129820 taught by Professor Uyehara during the Spring '10 term at Sacread Heart University.
- Spring '10