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Unformatted text preview: would genuinely want everyone to live by this (what if he were the one drowning). o Another e.g. – “Don’t keep your promise if it is to your advantage.” You can see that you wouldn’t want everyone to act this way. o The Categorical Imperative sounds a lot like the Golden Rule, but it is very much not; however, the Golden Rule is a way to test the principle. o In figuring out whether or not an action is right, the action does not depend on the consequences that result....
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY PHI2600 taught by Professor Siegmann during the Spring '11 term at FIU.
- Spring '11