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PHI2396 - Notes on kantianism and virtue ethics.docx

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHI2396
Professor
Andrew Sneddon
Semester
Fall

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KantianismandVirtueEthicscriticismKantianismKantianismdeontologicalism to do what is morally right you must look to rules or principlesa Theorists Immanuel Kant b Theories nonconsequentialism neglects specifics rejects desire bc too many different and conflicting desires and desires always change i Duty from rules of reason its not enough to do the morally right thing you have to do what is your duty acting out of respect and obligation ie visiting grandparentsAction only has moral worth when performed by someone who possesses a good willii Categorical Imperative the moral law means absolute prescription of what must be done regardless of what we desiremorality has rules with no exceptionsie do not killwith
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