Goodness Immanuel Kant

Goodness Immanuel Kant - GOODNESS K Kant The philosopher I...

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GOODNESS Kant K The philosopher I used is Immanuel Kant. He was very practical in his thinking of goodness. A quote of his was ³I ought, therefore I can². His view was good anything is under good will . He believed good will was the primary goodness, good in its purest form, and that it couldn¹t be corrupted. Good feelings and good intentions and actions can be interpreted in different ways; man can corrupt these things into evil. ..even though it still might be good in that man¹s eyes. What he¹s really trying to say is that good will is good in its objective form. Therefore, it defines goodness. A few examples of forms of goodness that could be corrupt are intelligence, courage, and resolution. These things can be very good, but can be used for evil as well. The short story I would like to allude to in order to connect these themes and ideas is ³A Good Man is Hard to Find². The title even has ³good² in it. ..and according to Kant, goodness in its purest form is good will. The question now would be, does the Misfit have good will? Is what he is doing good, objectively, and purely? He is purging and purifying the world. He is Christ like in many
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