categorical imperative

Impartiality: kant and millImpartiality: kant and mill
And second, that the range of these principles, the set of objects they concern, is human, or rational, or sentient beings. On this view the fundamental principles of practical reason mandate some form of impartiality as between the beings in
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Skorupski on Impartiality In the preface to hisSkorupski on Impartiality In the preface to his
For instance, he discusses Kant, Mill and Sidgwick in terms none of them used or knew, such as “agent relative” and “agent neutral”. We might call this a “time-neutral” way of writing history of philosophy
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Robert N. Johnson Was Kant a Virtue Ethicist?Robert N. Johnson Was Kant a Virtue Ethicist?
Kantians themselves have argued that Kant’s ethics in fact shares these features with virtue ethics. In what follows, I will argue against this view
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Doing Harm in War Reporting: An Ethical Call for Properly Contextualizing Loss of Life ByDoing Harm in War Reporting: An Ethical Call for Properly Contextualizing Loss of Life By
Doing Harm in War Reporting: An Ethical Call for Properly Contextualizing Loss of Life
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Are rights universal? Theories of International Human Rights: Universalism, Relativism, and the Dangers of Cultural ImperialismAre rights universal? Theories of International Human Rights: Universalism, Relativism, and the Dangers of Cultural Imperialism
Introduction: The Debate Over Universality of Human Rights Versus Cultural Relativism
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Two counter cultures in post modern confrontation from rationalism to irrationalismTwo counter cultures in post modern confrontation from rationalism to irrationalism
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The Demandingness of Negative Duties Judith LichtenbergThe Demandingness of Negative Duties Judith Lichtenberg
Don’t kill people, don’t rape them, don’t attack them, don’t rob them: if you follow these simple and indisputable rules you are doing what you ought to do and cannot be faulted; at least you have fulfilled your obligations
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Guide to PhilosophyGuide to Philosophy
Peter A. Facione (prof of philosophy, Calif. State Univ at Fullerton), The Student’s Guide to Philosophy 1988, p. 20-21
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Morality, Ethics, Deontology, Law, and Enforcement: a tentative ClarificationMorality, Ethics, Deontology, Law, and Enforcement: a tentative Clarification
When going through the literature about “ethics of computing”, we may be faced with terms that need to be specified. Is it a difference between morality and ethics? What is deontology? How are those terms related to the law?
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Philosophy is a varied, often-changing discipline, one without a fixed body of information that can be mastered easily and all at oncePhilosophy is a varied, often-changing discipline, one without a fixed body of information that can be mastered easily and all at once
In keeping with this description of philosophy as an activity rather than a subject matter, the class encourages careful critical inquiry, debate
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Humanity as an Idea, as an Ideal, and as an End in Itself IntroductionHumanity as an Idea, as an Ideal, and as an End in Itself Introduction
Kant 2002: 190; g 388. How humanity can be the central object of concern in a rational, a priori moral principle, or in a system of moral duties that applies such principles to humans through reason alone
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Lincoln-Douglas Debate Format Affirmative Constructive Speech 6 minLincoln-Douglas Debate Format Affirmative Constructive Speech 6 min
In this section, the Affirmative side tries to convince the room of why their opinion is right, much like any other debate. The speaking time is six minutes, although the speaker does not need to use the entire allotted time
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