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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Part 1- Kants reiterates the actions are moral if and only if they are performed out of a pure sense of duty- Also emphasizes that pure moral principles must be grasped a priori- Fundamental concept why things happen in today world -Universal moral laws cannot be on experience-He is arguing that our fundamental moral ideas have the same status as fundamental cognitive principles like causation.- You are acting in accordance with a principle that you would not want others to adopt in different circumstances. (You dont want others to think your strange by acting different) Examples: Kant says that is wrong to borrow money without the expectations of paying it back. If everyone did this, Kent argues, then institutions of lending would collapse and it would become impossible to borrow money. Surely Kent is right but what happen if this person is desperate? - God, free will, and immortality are natural concepts of reason, but they are not possible objects of experience...
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course PHYSICS 1410 taught by Professor Falco during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.
- Spring '08