Final Review

Final Review - for the right reasons (doing the right thing...

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March 19, 2009 Philosophy 4 Final Review 3 Main Questions (Kant): - What makes a person morally good? o A person with morally right intentions is morally good - What kind of intention is a good intention? o The right intention is the intention to act from a sense of duty - What is it to act from a sense of duty? o Acting in a way that we’re resolved to do what we ought to do
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Unformatted text preview: for the right reasons (doing the right thing for the right reason) Ethical Egoism : an act is right if and only if it produces a state of affairs whose consequences for the agent are no worse than the consequences of alternative states of affairs producible by any other action the agent could have performed...
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