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Unformatted text preview: o In Kants Ethics, the reward for being moral is zero. The moment you say, Whats my reward? youve screwed it up for yourself, acting from inclination. o Remember the definition of ethics: values and principles to guide your life; in Kants ethics, there are no values; u can have all the values u want, but they have nothing to do with ethics. i The goals that you have in life are outside the realm of ethics. The Teleological Criticism (a criticism given by those who hold a teleological ethics) o What is the point of acting ethically if nothing worthwhile is being achieved? o Ever tried to play deontological chess? There are no goals, no one wins, no forward direction. Your first question to ask is, Whats the point?!...
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- Spring '11