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Kant on Morals
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Immanuel Kant was born in 1724 in Konigsberg, Germany. He is undeniably one of the most influential philosophers in the realm of moral and political thinking. In The Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals, Kant defines and elucidates the concept he calls 'categorical imperative'. Kant's philosophy deals with the ethical duties of the individual moral agent and bases his system upon principles of universality. This 5 page paper examines the Kantian concept of categorical imperative a it relates to the Universal law of freedom and it's applicability to the testing of maxims. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Kant And Hume On The Metaphysics Of Moral And The Nature Of Reason and Empiricism
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This 5 page paper considers the arguments of both Hume and Kant regarding the nature of reason and empiricism, while also reflecting on Kant's categorical imperative and the empirical reasoning of Hume. This paper evaluates these considerations in Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals and Hume's An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding and A Treatise on Human Nature. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Kant and Hume: A comparison of views on Ethics :
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The study of Ethics is an inquiry into the foundations of values. It is a concern with the eventual outcome of the action and experience of every day life. Ethics is inherently connected with every science : economic, political, religious and spiritual, to name only a few. This 6 page paper argues that Kant's ideas were, in effect, superimposed by the theories presented by Hume. Hume built on the empirical foundation of Kant and added the belief that morality is a consequence of emotion and exceeds the reasoning abilities in scope and function. Despite Kant's opposition to this view of morality, Hume has presented a wider and more comprehensive understanding. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Kant & John Stuart Mill / Terrorism and the Moral and Political Rationales
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This 5 page paper considers the issue of terrorism, first by relating how a terrorist might defend their actions using the arguments of Kant and the Utilitarian perspective of John Stuart Mill, then considers who a both a Kantian and Utilitarian opponent to terrorism might relate to this issue. This paper utilizes the text of Kant's Political Writings and arguments from Mill's Utilitarianism. No additional sources cited.
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Kant and Autonomy
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It is difficult to address any study of ethical behavior without addressing the work of Immanuel Kant. He addresses morality through the interpretation of autonomy. In The Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals, Kant defines the concept he calls 'categorical imperative'. He sets his thoughts within the parameters of the rights and duties inherent in the autonomy of man. This 8 page paper argues that autonomy is the utilization of the will inherent in the nature of the animal while free choice is the utilization of the a priori 'soul' that the religionists would say governs the higher thoughts of man in his relation to God. In this manner, Kant is in agreement with Stanley Jaki's representation of scientific history and philosophical rationality in the book, Angels, Apes, and Men. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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The Case of Stella Liebeck and Tort Reform as Supported by the Works of Kant
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A 5 page paper that seeks to prove that Immanuel Kant would support both Stella Liebeck's case and Congress' subsequent tort reform laws, simply because they meet his altruism ideals for citizens and government under his laws of citizen duty to act under the laws and slow government reform. This paper claims that Kant would not support McDonald's egoism in retaining their hot coffee policy because of the number of complaints received prior to Liebeck's case--and also his 'mine and thine' policy on dual responsibility. Kant was a supporter of free-will as long as the individual agreed to avoid chaos by lending itself to government's laws, and a supporter of government as long as it made slow reforms that did not incite revolutionaries. Bibliography includes 6 sources .
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The Two Prefaces of Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason: Kant’s Grounds for the Necessity of a Critique
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This 4 page paper provides an overview of the basic arguments presented in the two prefaces of Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason. This paper outlines the nature of the arguments for the necessity of the critique and considers them as they are also reflected in the arguments within the body of the Critique itself. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Critical Analysis of Immanuel Kant's Categorical Imperative, in Terms of Lying to Protect a Potential Murder Victim
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A 4 page paper which critically assesses the validity of Immanuel Kant's categorical imperative, which states that lying is wrong in all circumstances, including to protect a person whose whereabouts are being sought by a murderer. Specifically considered are arguments by Barbara Herman who defends Kant's position, and Christine M. Korsgaard who asserts that lying to a murderer does not violate Kant's first or second Categorical Imperative formulations. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Immanuel Kant’s Vision of Morality and “Political Moralists”
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This 5 page report discusses the philosopher Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) and his understanding of what constitutes morality and how it cannot be applied to a concept that would be called “political moralist.” In Kant’s opinion, the moral point of view is impartial and favors no particular individual. Morality requires an individual, according to Kant, that he or she act on a maxim that they can universalize, in other words that his or her reasons for a certain action could be considered valid for anyone in a comparable situation. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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"Utilitarian Ethics" by Mills and "Kantianism Ethics" by Kant
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A 5 page paper which summarizes, compares and contrasts, and analyzes, for weaknesses, the two forms of ethical thought as presented by Mills and Kant. No additional sources cited.
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How Kant and Hume Would React To Plato's 'Euthyphro'
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A 6 page paper that discusses the possible reactions of Immanuel Kant and David Hume on Plato's 'Euthyphro.' Of major consideration is the reactions of Kant and Hume to the concepts of piety, love and family duty as presented within the story of the dialogue between Euthyphro and Socrates. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Kant and The Ethics of Choice
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A 5 page paper that investigates significant aspects of intention or consequences on the moral and ethical decisions of individuals. This paper supports Kant's theory that though man may incorporate personal and sometimes selfish considerations into the process of ethical determinations, this does not negate the moral applications of these choices. At the same time, Kant's theories call in to question whether the effects of moral choices, whether good or not, are considered good simply becasue of the intention of the individual making the determination. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Immanuel Kant's Concept of Good Will Analyzed
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A 5 page paper which examines German philosopher Immanuel Kant's good will principle as articulated in his 1785 work, The Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals (also known as The Grounding For the Metaphysics of Morals. Specifically analyzed is why good will is considered to be good, according to Kant, and how it is expressed. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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The Practical Application of the Theories of Kant and Mill
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Immanuel Kant and John Stuart Mill are philosophers who addressed the issues of morality in terms of how moral traditions are formed. Kant's theory of categorical imperative states that humanity is of ultimate value and should be regarded as an end in itself. Mill's 'principle of utility' or 'the greatest happiness principle' sought for the systematic coherency of ethical philosophy through the consequences of actions as the consideration determining their morality, presupposed by the acquisition of happiness as opposed to the avoidance of pain. This 6 page paper examines the practical application of the two theories. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Hume Awakes Kant from Dogmatic Slumber
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(5pp) Our challenge in this discussion is to determine the influence of Hume on Kant. Why would Kant say that Hume had awakened him from "dogmatic slumber?" And how did this awakening influence Kant. These questions will be answered based upon Kan'ts Prologomena for the Future of Metaphysics (1787). Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Immanuel Kant’s A Priori Knowledge and Time
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This 5 page report discusses Immanuel Kant’s meaning regarding the “two pure forms of sensible intuition” being “a priori knowledge” and “time” as discussed in his Critique of Pure Reason published in 1781. Kant (1724-1804) believed individual thought to be the framework by which the individual was able to determine the appropriate category into which one thought process or pattern would fit over another. One of his first statements in the Critique is that: “In the order of time, therefore, we have no knowledge antecedent to experience, and with experience all our knowledge begins.” This paper looks at what he means by such a ststaement and how it relates to the nature and relaity of space and time. Bibliography lists one source.
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Immanuel Kant’s Grounding of the Metaphysics of Morals
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This 5 page paper considers the nature of Kant’s arguments regarding the categorical imperative and suggest that while Kant claims that there is only one categorical imperative, that he actually gives three distinct formulations in his work. This paper attempts to answer the question of why these formulations actually describe the same fundamental moral law. No additional sources cited.
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Air Traffic Controllers Dismissal And Its Relation The Works Of Kant
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A 6 page paper discussing Kant's imperatives to government and the governed people as they relate to the firing of the Air Traffic Controllers by Ronald Reagan. The paper postulates that Reagan's decision was short-sighted, because his actions have potentially lead to that which he sought to prevent--a socialistic public labor pool. The paper discusses the affects of his decision in relationship to both the public and private sector, and how it may have resulted in the quiet revolution affecting the private sector. Although Kant specifies that altruistic citizens subject themselves to their sovereign, they must also police their sovereign, and therefore, the long-term results of Reagan's decision are in the hands of the people. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Immanuel Kant and David Hume -- The Cause of Events and The Human Soul
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This 5 page report discusses two philosophical propositions: first, every event has a cause; and, second, an immortal soul exists distinct from the body. Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) and David Hume (1711-1776) were two of the 18th century Western world’s philosophers who were particularly concerned with issues relating to what is “right” or “good” and what best serves the needs of humankind both collectively and individually. The two separate philosophical propositions may be considered that will allow a greater understanding of the thinking of Hume and Kant Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Immanuel Kant and the Copernican Revolution
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This 20 page paper relates the basic elements of Kant's philosophical perspective, related to his Copernican Revolution, his analytical principles, quantum mechanics, ethics, theory of space and time and his general world view. This paper outlines some of the basic theories of Kant and relates them to the texts of his major works, including his Critique of Pure Reason. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Causality in Western Philosophical Thought Since Descartes / The Perspectives of Kant, Locke & Nietzche
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This 5 page paper considers the perspectives of philosophers like Kant, Locke and Nietzche regarding the nature of causality in understanding human existence and perspectives on issues like idolatry and religion. This paper relates the perspectives of Kant in works like 'Critique of Pure Reason' to Locke's 'An Essay Concerning Human Understanding' and Nietzche's 'Twilight of the Idols.'
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The Philosophies of Kant and Mill
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Throughout time man has attempted to understand the motivations of moral conduct. The associations between the individual and the establishment of society have been the subject of numerous debates and discourses that included the primary consideration of moral or ethical beliefs in the instigation of laws and, or the ethical meaning of community. Immanuel Kant has presented one viewpoint in The Foundations Of The Metaphysics of Morals that is founded on his belief that the worth of man is inherent in his ability to reason. This 5 page paper asserts that John Stuart Mill holds another opinion as presented in the book, Utilitarianism that is seemingly at odds with the thoughts of Kant. No additional sources are listed.
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Kant's Moral Law And Mill's Utilitarianism
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A 5 page paper discussing beginning differences in Kant's and Aristotle's views of the individual's rights and whether those of the individual are higher than those of the state in which he lives. Kant maintains that the rights of the state overrides those of the individual; Aristotle's view is that the highest rights are those of the individual. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Kant and Mill on Moral Duty
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This 5 page paper considers the views of both Immanuel Kant and the Utilitarian perspective of John Stuart Mill, as they apply to the concept of moral duty and moral worth and the appproaches to determining ethical approaches. This paper utilizes the text of Kant’s Political Writings and arguments from Mill’s Utilitarianism. No additional sources cited.
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Kant on Doing One's Duty
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This 6 page paper assesses Kant's view on the assertion that one should do their duty. This paper assesses his views in the Goundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals, and considers the nature of Kant's arguments regarding imperfect and perfect duties. No additional sources cited.
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Kant and Mills; A Comparison
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This 6 page paper considers the philosophical differences and similarities between Kant and Mills. The issue of ethics is discussed by using a hypothetical case where a decision needs to be made and the ways in which the applications of the thoughts of Kant and Mills may determine a different outcome. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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Kant and Mill on Euthanasia
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This 5 page paper provides an overview of the central views of Kant and Mill as they apply to perspectives on euthanasia, also known as assisted suicide. This paper considers the ethical reasons behind the use of euthanasia as they are defined by an understanding of Kant's Critique of Practical Reason and Mill's Utilitarianism. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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The Idea of Government: The Comparable Views of Locke and Kant
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A 5 page discussion of the similarities between John Locke's philosophy of government and that of Immanuel Kant. Notes that each had very definitive ideas of individual rights and the relation of those rights to law and government. Contends that in practically every respect John Locke's idea of government can be demonstrated to be fully compatible with Immanuel Kant's thesis in "Idea for a Universal History". No sources are listed.
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Karl Marx and Immanuel Kant
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This 5 page report discusses the philosophers Karl Marx (1818-1883) and Immanuel Kant (1724-1804). Simplistically reduced, Marx held to the pronouncement that all events are determined by economic forces. Marx was always well-aware that it was not the working class but the middle class that drove history along its ever-progressing path. Immanuel Kant believed individual thought to be the framework by which the individual was able to determine the appropriate category into which one thought process or pattern would fit over another. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Kant/ Transcendental Deduction
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A 9 page essay that analyzes Kant's The Critique of Pure Reason, which concerns the possibilities inherent in the topic metaphysics (i.e., philosophical knowledge that transcends the parameters of sense experience). According to Kant, this sort of knowledge should be considered to be both "synthetic" and "a priori." No additional sources cited.
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Immanuel Kant's Doctrines and Their Relation to Religion
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A 12 page paper outlining the basic doctrines of Immanuel Kant. The writer examines his beliefs about goodness and people's responsibility to be good people, and relates that to Utilitarianism and Catholicism. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Immanuel Kant's 'Critique Of Pure Reason'
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A 5 page paper that provides an analysis of Kant's work and focuses on the ideal of pure reason as a central development. No additional sources cited.
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Euthanasia / A Kantian Perspective
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In this 4 page paper, the writer outlines philosophical perspectives on euthanasia as they would most likely be presented by Kant. The writer then advocates euthanasia in this same light. Bibliography lists 3 references.
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Kant vs. Sartre on Moral Freedom
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A 5 page paper which examines the concept of moral freedom of Immanuel Kant and Jean Paul Sartre and provides a philosophical argument based on their individual conclusions. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Plato, Hobbes & Kant / A Fictional Discourse On Crime & Punishment
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A 6 page paper that provides a hypothetical discourse between Plato, Hobbes and Kant regarding their take on crime and punishment. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Kant’s Categorical Imperative and the Case of the Ford Pinto
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10 pages in length. Compares the Categorical Imperative of Kant to the case of the faulty gas-tank design in the Ford Motor Company Pinto. Makes reference to utilitarianism as well as the virtue theory and the rights theory. Looks at the ethics, the solution, cost-benefit analysis and alternative solutions.
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Immanuel Kant’s ‘Categorical Imperative,’ As Described in “Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals”
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A 5 page paper which examines Immanuel Kant’s assertion in 'Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals' that there is only one categorical imperative, but yet defines three formulations of this imperative. Specifically considered is whether or not all three of these formulations describe the same moral law.
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Human Nature and Political Theory / Comparisons of Hobbes, Rousseau, Marx, and Kant
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This 9 page paper reflects upon the arguments of Hobbes, Rousseau, Marx and Kant regarding the nature of mankind, human nature in general, and the impact on the development of the best possible regime based on the assumptions presented. This paper considers the philosophers’ views of goodness, selfishness and depravity (or evil) and the way in which these elements impact a perspective on political theory. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Does Immanuel Kant's Categorical Imperative Prove That Lying (or Breaking a Promise) is Never Morally Justified?
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A 5 page paper which evaluates whether or not Immanuel Kant's categorical imperative proves that lying or breaking a promise is never morally justified, even when it is done to save an innocent life. Bibliography lists 3 sources. TGkantci.wps
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Ethical Issues of Performing Unnecessary Surgery Versus returning an Unfit Leader to Battle -- Arguments of Aristotle Versus Kant
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This 5 page report discusses the hypothetical situation put forth in a episode of the television show M*A*S*H. One of the doctors decides to perform an unnecessary surgery on a battle officer whose record carried an unreasonably high number of casualties. The logic was the longer he was kept out of command on the battlefield, the fewer soldiers under his command would die. This report makes the argument that the ethical theory of Aristotle would have supported him in that decision while the ethical theory of Kant would have denounced the doctor’s logic. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Immanuel Kant's 'Supreme Principle of Morality'
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This 6 page research paper examines the morality principle of German philosopher Immanuel Kant. Specifically discussed are the definition of this principle, its intention, and the necessary components to ensure this 'supreme morality.' Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Plato, David Hume, John Stuart Mill & Immanuel Kant on Capital Punishment
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A 7 page paper which examines the ancient Greek philosophical view of capital punishment, as espoused by Plato, and then considers the European perspectives of David Hume, John Stuart Mill, and Immanuel Kant. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Immanuel Kant and Julien Offray de La Mettrie
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This 5 page report discusses concepts of Kant and de la Mettrie and how they compare in terms of mental activity, human knowledge, monism versus dualism, and the human formation of ideas. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Ethical Theory / Kantian Perspective -- Abortion Is Not Always Wrong
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A 5 age paper arguing that abortion is not always wrong from the perspective of Immanuel Kant. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Adultery / A Kantian Perspective
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A 7 page paper positing that desire is a mental construct, that curtailing desire is natural to human nature and is formulated by reasoning, that reasoning leads to both individual and community ethics based on moral principles established for the good of the community, and that obligation and duty of individuals within the community establish an ethical foundation for living within the community, therefore we can assume that Kant would support the theory that adultery is disallowed, and therefore unethical. Bibliography lists 4 supporting sources.
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Kant's Critical Philosophy
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This 10 page paper outlines Kant's critical philosophy, exploring concepts such as transcendental knowledge and the transcendental unity of apperception. The 1787, or "B" version, of his Critique of Pure Reason is used. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Social Welfare & Kant / A Philosophical Perspective
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A 7 page paper that considers the philosophical question of societal and individual moral determinations of the welfare system. This paper demonstrates that the current welfare system is based on the moral and ethical choices of society and of the individual, and considers Kant's perspectives on moral obligations in its development. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Kant, Suzuki, & The Philosophy Of Zen Buddhism
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A 6 page paper on the differences and similarities between the theories and philosophies of Immanual Kant, and Suzuki Roshi. It gives some insight into each of these two philosophies, explaining how they work in practice and in theory. The writer also discusses how each effect life today. No bibliography.
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David Hume's 'An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding' vs. Immanuel Kant's 'Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals'
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A 5 page paper which examines the differing views of the foundation of moral judgment offered by David Hume in An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding and Immanuel Kant's Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals. After both arguments are considered, there will be a discussion as to how each would disagree with the other's assessments, and conclude with whose argument proved most convincing and why. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Kant's Categorical Imperative
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This 5 page paper provides an overview of the central elements of Kant's categorical imperative and then compares them to the moral arguments in both African philosophy and Feminist theory. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Utilitarianism vs. Kant
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A 6 page paper on the theories of Immanuel Kant and John Stuart Mill. The writer gives an example of an ethical problem and describes what each philosopher would choose to do. Bibliography lists four supporting sources.
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Immanuel Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason": Distinctions Between Analytical and Synthetic Judgments and Between A-Priori and A-Posteriori Judgments
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A 5 page overview of Kantian philosophy. Examines the analytical and synthetic approaches to judgments and defines each. Further distinguishes between the a-priori and the a-posteriori approaches. Provides guidance as to why Kant equated the possibility of metaphysics with the possibility of synthetic a-priori judgments. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Questions regarding Kant and Mills
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This 6 page paper considers the way that Kant and Mills look at issues of ethics and morality. The paper answers seven questions raised by the student. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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Aristotle And Immanuel Kant: Happiness
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5 pages in length. What is happiness if not a state of mind? In order to reach such a state of mind, one must engage in activity – either spiritual or social – that elicits this particular sentiment. Aristotle and Immanuel Kant believed that ethics and thought were the fundamental basis for happiness, inasmuch as one cannot truly be happy if he is not cohesive with world around him. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Kant on Goodness
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This 5 page paper looks at Kant's philosophy on Goodness including the 'categorical imperative' and his theory of summum bonum. The paper explains the ideas and the way they may be used in measuring goodness by and duty and that which 'ought' to be done rather than actions and results. The MLA style bibliography cites 3 sources.
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Nature and the Social Contract in Hobbes, Locke, and Kant
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A six page paper comparing and contrasting these three philosophers in terms of their views on "natural law" and its implications to society. Hobbes believed living in a "state of nature" was dangerous, and people should submit to the authority of social contracts for their own protection; Locke believed government had more potential for being dangerous, and the individual should rebel if he felt his rights were being violated; and Kant believed strife is inherently unnatural, and man's social contracts should teach him the ways of peace. Bibliography lists three sources.
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Aquinas, Kant and Others
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This 6 page paper focuses on St. Thomas Aquinas and Immanuel Kant by incorporating comments and answering questions posed by a student. Several issues are discussed including the existence of God. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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The Philosophy of Kant and Contemporary Education
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(5 pp) Educators confront philosophical issues on a daily basis. Yet in the hustle and bustle of everyday classroom experiences, there are times when basic philosophy, even of the greats such as Immanuel Kant seem to elude us. It is important to take time and review our philosophical origins. We will examine critical philosophy which focuses on criteria supporting educational judgment. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Aristotle, Hume and Kant
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A 5 page essay that compares and contrasts the metaphysical philosophies of Aristotle, David Hume, and Immanuel Kant. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Capital Punishment: The Philosophies of the Ancient Greeks, Kant, Mill, and Contemporary Thinkers
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A 10 page examination of the moral acceptability of capital punishment. Explores the opinions of Pythagoras, Socrates, Kant, Mill, and others to determine if their is a common consensus of the morality of taking another life as a matter of punishment of one's deeds. Concludes that there is no consensus and that the true answer to the morality of such a practice lies in a fully developed moral consciousness. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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The Enlightenment in the Works of Smith, Locke, Wollstonecraft, and Kant
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A five page paper looking at the very different contributions made by these four Enlightenment thinkers. The paper notes that although Smith wrote about economics, Locke about politics, Wollstonecraft about feminism, and Kant about morality, they all used reason as the foundation for their thought. Bibliography lists four sources.
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The Differences of Kant and Hume; Causation
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This 6 page paper looks at the problem of knowledge and the causal relationship. The paper considers the ideas of David Hume, which Immanuel Kant claimed awoke him from his "dogmatic slumber". The development of these ideas by Kant are then considered and compared to those of Hume with a discussion as to which may be seen as the most accurate. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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The Concept of Justice as Viewed by Plato, John Stewart Mill, and Immanuel Kant
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A 7 page contention that justice is more than just law, justice is the product of morals and ethics. Utilizes the Platonic model from Plato's Republic, John Stewart Mill's theory of utilitarianism, and Immanuel Kant's categorical imperative of reason to illustrate this contention. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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