Philosophy 1305F/G Study Guide - Variety Store, Orbital Inclination, Rationality

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Published on 12 Apr 2013
School
Western University
Department
Philosophy
Course
Philosophy 1305F/G
Professor
Philosophy January 21, 2013
KANT
Person
/ \
Reason Sensuous
Rationality |
| aposterori
Law - Formal
makers
|
apriori
- Will is unconditionally good, puts other things to good use
-Inclinations are not the same
-Reason IS within our control according to Kant
-Everyone should be able to determine when there is a contradiction or not formal reason
Will
/ \
Reason Inclination
| |
autonomous
For an action to have moral worth, it must be the case that reason is determining the will (you are free).
You are not entirely free when using inclination because you are susceptible to things outside of your
control- psychology wins out over you.
Respecting the law of reason: in our formal capacity as a human being
When it comes to inclination, laws are external- but when it comes to reason, we are law makers. We
are following laws and they are laws of our own making
Motivation- conformity with duty
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