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An examination of Immanuel Kant's concept of the hypothetical imperative and the categorical imperative.
# 120997 | 1,000 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Philosophy (General)


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This paper discusses the concepts of the hypothetical imperative and the categorical imperative in Immanuel Kant's "Grounding for the Metaphysics".

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"The purpose of this essay is to examine Immanuel Kant's concept known as the determinate ground of any action, i.e. motive or maxim which is always presented in the form of a principle. Kant argued that everything in nature works according to laws, that the will is practical reason and that the determination of the will with respect to reason is necessary. In identifying principles on which action can be grounded, Kant distinguished between hypothetical and categorical..."

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