Kant - Will Moral Law-------------> Action 2. Definition...

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1Baird, F. IMMANUEL KANT (1724-1804) I. Incredibly Brief Biography II. The Copernican Revolution Cosmology Analogy to the Mind Ptolemaic Copernican III. Epistemology (From The Critique of Pure Reason ) A. Relationship to Previous Thought 1. Relationship to the empiricists: a. agrees. .. b. disagrees. .. 2. Relationship to the innatists: a. agrees. .. b. disagrees. ..
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B. The Elements of Kant's Epistemology 1. Phenomenal World 2. Noumenal World ( das Ding an Sich ) 3. World of Understanding C. The World of Understanding 1. Innate Structures #1 (Forms of intuition) 2. Innate Structures #2 (Categories of the mind) 3. Innate Structures #3 (The Ideas of Reason) Forms of Categories Intuition of the Mind das Raw Space Self Ding Sense Concepts World an Data Time God Sich
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IV. Ethical Theory (from The Critique of Practical Reason ) A. Background Issues 1. Relationship to the Pure Reason 2. Is and Ought 3. Two Approaches to Ethics: a. Utilitarian b. Deontological c. Examples B. Kant's Deontological Ethics 1. The Will
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Unformatted text preview: Will Moral Law-------------> Action 2. Definition of the Good 3. Hypothetical vs. Categorical 4. Categorical Imperative: "Act on that maxim (or principle) whereby you can at the same time will that it should become a universal law." 5. Examples Study Questions: 1. How does Kant bring together the innatists (including Descartes) and the empiricists (including Hume)? What does he take from each? What does he discard from each? 2. What is the Copernican Revolution of Kant? 3. What is das Ding an Sich ? 4. Briefly explain Kant’s process of knowing (i.e., “The World of Understanding”). 5. Give some examples of how Kant’s understanding of knowledge has been applied (in history, art, literature, psychology). 6. What is the "Categorical Imperative"? 7. Explain the difference between utilitarian and deontological ethics. 8. Explain the statement that "is does not equal ought."...
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