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  • Kant's Formalism Theory
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    Kant's Formalism Theory The theories of Immanuel Kant, a German philosopher, have had an impact on the formulation and shaping of ethics today. Immanuel Kant graced this earth from 1724 to 1804. During his eighty year life time, he formulated many interesting ideas regarding ethical conduct and motivation. Kant is strictly a non-consequential ist philosopher, which means that he believes that a person's choices should have nothing to do with the desired outcome, but instead mankind simply goes a...
  • Mill And Kant's Ethical Theories
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    Compare Mill and Kant's ethical theories; which makes a better societal order John Stuart Mill (1808-73) believed in an ethical theory known as utilitarianism. There are many formulation of this theory. One such is, "Everyone should act in such a way to bring the largest possibly balance of good over evil for everyone involved". However, good is a relative term. What is good Utilitarians disagreed on this subject. Mill made a distinction between happiness and sheer sensual pleasure. He defines h...
  • Kant's Thought
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    Immanuel Kant 1724-1804 Immanuel Kant was born on April 22, 1724 in Konigsberg, East Prussia. He was the son of a saddler. At age 8, he entered the Collegium Fredericianum, a Latin school, where he remained for 8 1/2 years and studied the classics. He then entered the University of Konigsberg in 1740 to study philosophy, mathematics, and physics. The death of his father halted his university career so he became a private tutor. In 1755, he returned to Konigsberg where he later resumed his studie...
  • O'neil S Defense Of Kantianism
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    1. Explain Onora O'neil's argument for preferring Kantian ethics to Utilitarianism. 2. How would Richard Taylor respond to O'neil's defense of Kantianism? In the following questions, Onora O'neil defends Kantian ethics while Richard Taylor agrees more with the Utilitarian ethics view. To fully understand both views and why each author defends their view, a brief introduction of each author and who they are is necessary. Onora O'neil is a philosophy professor at Cambridge University, while Richar...
  • Most Unreadable Kant
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    Immanuel Kant was born in 1724 in the East Prussian town of K"onigsberg and lived there practically all his life. He came from a deeply pious Lutheran family, and his own religious convictions formed a significant background to his philosophy. Like Berkeley, he felt it was essential to preserve the foundations of Christian belief. Kant became Professor of Logic and Metaphysics at the University of K"onigsberg in 1770 and taught there for most of his life. He was also greatly interested in scienc...
  • John Stuart Mill And Immanuel Kant
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