1Kant&The Categorical Imperative•Deontology- rightness and wrongness of acts are determined by the intrinsic quality of the act itself or the kind of act it is.•Deon is derived from the Greek word for duty.•Deontology is the study of duties. •Consequentialist believes in duty as well.Moral duties•Depend on reason not feelings•Basis of duty must be founded on a will that would become a universal law.•Basis of duty not founded on human nature.Immanuel Kant’sDeontological Theory•The standard by which moral reasoning is to be judged is disinterested rationalityOr •Pure reason – a priori. This is contrasted against a posteriori which is reasoning from experience. Experience is not relevant to morality.
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