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Good Ideas Become Clearer over Time

November 28, 2011 Comments (0)

Kant is known for his theory that there is a single moral obligation, which he called the "Categorical Imperative", and is derived from the concept of duty. Moral acts are those done in good will, which are done for the sake of duty. Duty is the necessity of acting out of reverence for universal law, something that you would want everyone in a situation to do.Now, I find this reasoning rather flawed,* but my opinion on that isn't my point. In the Groundwork for the Metaphysics, of Morals...