Identify at least two arguments, both for and against, Kant's ethical theory. What do you see as its primary strengths and weaknesses?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 4:05 am ad1c9bdddf
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Kant was a deontologist--philosophers who emphasize that rules are the basis of morality. Kant's ethical theory stresses that right actions are those that practical reason would will as universal law. In other words, if the course of action someone plans to take can be willed upon everyone then it is considered to be an ethical choice.
Argument against the theory: Kant asserts that happiness is NOT universally and absolutely good in itself. However, many philosophers (e.g. eudaemonists) have stated the obvious answer to be YES. Additionally, Kant purposely disregards religion in his ...
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Compare and contrast the major theories of ethics of any two of these philosophers: Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Bentham, Mill, and Rawls. Present their principal ethical ideas, define terms and give examples.View Full Posting Details