LECTURE 3_22_2010

LECTURE 3_22_2010 - Introduction to Ethics PH150 March 22 Professor Aaron Garrett Teaching Fellows Colin Cmiel Stacey Goguen Yoni Porat Friday

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Introduction to Ethics - PH150 March 22 Professor Aaron Garrett Teaching Fellows Colin Cmiel Stacey Goguen Yoni Porat Friday, March 26, 2010
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Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) • “It is impossible to conceive anything at all in the world, or even out of it, which can be taken as good without qualiFcation, except a good will ,” (GMM , 61) Friday, March 26, 2010
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Forms of the CI We’ve been considering the “Formula of Universal Law” -- “Act only on that maxim through which you can at the same time will that it should become a universal law.” There’s another more intuitive formula, the Formula of the End in Itself -- “Act in such a way that you always treat humanity, whether in your own person or in the person of any other, never simply as a means but always at the same time as an end.” Friday, March 26, 2010
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This allows Kant to rethink the four duties he just argued for in terms of this new formulation. Why can’t you kill yourself? Why must you keep
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LECTURE 3_22_2010 - Introduction to Ethics PH150 March 22 Professor Aaron Garrett Teaching Fellows Colin Cmiel Stacey Goguen Yoni Porat Friday

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