Explain the central principles of Kant's Moral Philosophy. Name two ways in which it differs from Utilitarianism.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 4:05 am ad1c9bdddf
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Kant was a deontologist--philosophers who argue that rules are the basis of morality. He asserted that moral requirements were based on a standard of rationality he named the Categorical Imperative (CI). Consequently, immorality was a violation of the CI and is therefore irrational.
Utilitarianism is an ethical theory which is based upon utility, or doing that ...
This solution explains the central principles of Kant's Moral Philosophy.
Discuss each subject with at least 150 words:
Kants Phenomena and Noumena
Kants Moral Law, Good Will and Categorical Imperative
Kantian Theory of Justice