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178 results for “Categorical Imperative”.


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Black Studies - Philosophy

Categorical Imperative Immanuel Kant's Categorical

Words: 1688
Length: 5 Pages
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The concept of duty implies the need to overcome some obstacle in order to act, and it is foolish to speak of God as having to overcome any obstacles…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Categorical Imperative and Utilitarianism

Words: 761
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

human life be more valuable than another? William Godwin's thought experiment concerning Fenelon and his valet is intended to argue precisely this point. Godwin proposed a burning building with…

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Business - Ethics

Utilitarianism and Categorical Imperatives a Comparison of

Words: 1076
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Thesis

Utilitarianism and Categorical Imperatives A Comparison of the Theories of Utilitarianism and Categorical Imperatives The principles of Utilitarianism and Categorical Imperatives contradict each other on many fronts. Both provide…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Kantian Categorical Imperative the Formula

Words: 2637
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

There is a need to clearly point out that the two elements are never synonymous. The process of perfecting our own natural state in the Kantian view implies that…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant the Categorical Imperative Ascribes

Words: 973
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

The Bible also calls for the application of human free will to morality, as does Kant. Stories in the Bible reveal how human actors either obey or disobey the…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant's Universal Principle of Right and Categorical Imperative

Words: 2119
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Kant's universal principle of right and categorical imperative has yielded a heated debate on whether there is relationship between the two (UPR and CI). The debate arises on the…

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Business - Ethics

Kant's Ethics Categorical Imperative

Words: 687
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

solving throughout this term. Solve the dilemma using Kant's ethics (Categorical Imperative). Solve the dilemma using any other method we have discussed to date (with which you agree.) State…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Survival vs The Categorical Imperative

Words: 1592
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

It is not too much of a stretch to extend the moral choice to the question of following through on commitments in general. If everyone abandoned their commitments when…

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Business - Ethics

Utilitarianism and the Categorical Imperative

Words: 441
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

However, although utilitarianism traditionally promotes the greatest good for the greatest number, in actuality, in his second chapter on Utilitarianism, Mill criticizes Kant's categorical imperative as the same as…

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Business - Ethics

Ethical Philosophies Ethics Utilitarianism Kant's Categorical Imperative

Words: 765
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Ethical Philosophies Ethics Utilitarianism, Kant's categorical imperative, virtue ethics, and Confucianism One of the most intuitive ethical philosophies is that of utilitarianism, an ethical ideal that suggests that ethical…

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Psychology

Specific Categorical Imperative

Words: 2614
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

free will and whether we can ever attain individuality, or whether lack of free will constrains us from ever achieving the individuality that we wish to achieve. On the…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant and Nietzsche Categorical or

Words: 1591
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Living authentically "as if" my actions had the force of reason strikes me as very similar to living in deliberate opposition to reason -- which, in a contemporary milieu,…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant and De Waal When

Words: 1027
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This might or might not mean that a business owner would adhere to generally accepted laws and codes. I do not think that I would like to live in…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Philosophy in Kant's Groundwork of

Words: 649
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Since a hypothetical imperative represents one of many possibilities that are only means to an end, they cannot be objectively necessary, and therefore do not have the same command…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Expert Security Software Programmer Works Top Secret

Words: 618
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

expert security software programmer works top secret national government country Zulu. There is very little question as to what action a strict deontologist would do in the scenario for…

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Business - Ethics

George Simply Paying Attention It a Long

Words: 1036
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

George simply paying attention. It a long drive back home family's winter vacation, Interstate coming downtown area city. His wife front. In backseat young daughter younger brother, feeling sick…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant Theory of Ethics Immanuel

Words: 865
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

For example if a person feels that life without wealth is meaningless, he might decide that if he ever becomes poor, he would become a hermit and quit social…

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Business - Ethics

Kant and His Ethics Kant

Words: 875
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Thesis

In Cultural Ethical elativism, Universalism, Absolutism (2005), it was mentioned that Kant said that people engage a particular space in creation and morality can be figured out in one…

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20 Pages
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Transportation

New Trucking Hours of Service

Words: 6880
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Off-duty time does not extend the 14-hour period. 15-Hour on-Duty Limit May not drive after having been on duty for 15 hours, following 8 consecutive hours off duty. Off-duty…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Plato Kant and Aristotle Plato

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Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

It is learned and is the outcome of both teaching and practice and the force of habit. Discuss Aristotle's doctrine of the mean The mean is the result of…

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Economics

Kant Deontological Ethics Suggests That There Are

Words: 581
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

KANT Deontological ethics suggests that there are certain moral principles which are so important that one should follow them as if setting a moral law for all time. Kant…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant's Moral Philosophy

Words: 727
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Sleepers in the Context Of Kant's Moral Philosophy Barry Levinson's 1996 motion picture Sleepers provides viewers with a shocking (and intriguing at the same time) account involving a group…

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Business - Advertising

Business Ethics Export Capital for

Words: 835
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Thesis

However, the issue is more nuanced -- what if, as a humanitarian effort, a pharmaceutical company sold recently expired drugs at very low cost to an impoverished developing nation…

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5 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Philosophy Plato's Works on Euthyphro

Words: 1521
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

The question arising from this claim is whether evidence exists to prove that there exists an infinitely good, powerful, and wise God where morality naturally emerges. Humes argues that…

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Case Study

Black Studies - Philosophy

Ethical Philosophies

Words: 710
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Case Study

Ethical Philosophies Sometimes, when faced with a situation within murky ethical waters, there are difficult decisions to make. This is not made easier by the various philosophical outlooks available…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant Deontological Ethics -- Also

Words: 1025
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

oss thought that all people should be benevolent and so if lying affects one's benevolence, one needs to decide if lying is better for the sake of benevolence. oss'…

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Business - Ethics

Ethics Table Q1 Brief Definitions of

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Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Consequence-based ethics c. I believe people should be able to eat sand because it is the right thing to do. Duty-based ethics d. I believe people should be able…

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7 Pages
Research Proposal

Film

Communication in the Media Specifically

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Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The "Halloween" films that continue to be so popular are prime examples, but just about any horror film made within the past three decades follows basically the same formula,…

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6 Pages
Essay

Business

Ethical Dilemma Recently I Have

Words: 1781
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

George must take time and think about his company, his coworkers, and Med-Train because his decision will have a ripple effect on them all. When applying the golden rule…

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4 Pages
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Medicine

Direct-Consumer Drug Advertising Direct-To-Consumer Drug Advertising Direct-To-Consumer

Words: 1431
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Direct-Consumer Drug Advertising Direct-to-Consumer Drug Advertising Direct-to-consumer drug advertising of pharmaceutical drugs is a hot-button issue. Is it ethical, or does it lead to self-diagnosis and take advantage of…

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3 Pages
Case Study

Business - Ethics

Blow the Whistle on What You Heard

Words: 1086
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Case Study

blow the whistle" on what you heard in the garden? If so, how will you blow the whistle? If you decide to blow the whistle, what are your reasons…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant and Nietzsche Throughout History

Words: 2165
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In this "slave morality," as Nietzsche states, the values of the master morality, which are proper, and turned around, which undermines the natural order. He believes the natural order…

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5 Pages
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Accounting

Ethics Cable Provider Adelphia Was One of

Words: 1523
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Ethics Cable provider Adelphia was one of the major accounting scandals of the early 2000s that led to the creation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. A key provision of the…

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Business - Ethics

Markel's Toward a Sense Ethics Technical Communication

Words: 609
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Markel's "Toward a Sense Ethics Technical Communication" McBride's "An Ethical Imperative There has been significant research into the notion of ethics in technical communication. A vast majority of that…

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15 Pages
Research Paper

Business

Business' Environmental Responsibilities and Stewardship

Words: 4956
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Research Paper

In addition, we might ask ourselves if the richer nations have or not a greater responsibility as far as the research and development in the area of sustainable energy…

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Business - Ethics

Pro Con Neutral Characteristics for Ethical or

Words: 365
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Essay

Con: This approach can be excessively rigid and fail to take into consideration social nuances Neutral: Kant, the developer of the categorical imperative and the founding father of this…

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Business - Ethics

Environmental Ethical Issues the Question

Words: 1692
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Thesis

This is a pertinent observation and one that is possibly central to understanding the problem of environmental ethics today. Bugeja goes on to state that "…the new technologies that…

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Term Paper

Business - Ethics

William Styron's Sophie's Choice

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Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

William Styron's novel Sophie's Choice presents an almost unimaginably terrible moral dilemma to the reader. In the novel, the character Sophie and her two children are taken to the…

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Article Review

Business - Ethics

Ethics as With Darwin's Theory

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Length: 4 Pages
Type: Article Review

The utilitarian perspective focuses on the broad impacts of the actions, rather than just how the actions affect specific individuals (Andre & Velasquez, 2010). From the utilitarian perspective, genetic…

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Business - Ethics

Is it Legal for Your Family to Read Your E-Mail

Words: 1220
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Privacy Justin Ellsworth's parents should not have been given access to his e-mail account on their request alone, as it would have violated nearly every privacy act in existence…

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Ethics and Morality

reflections and'summaries on ethical theories

Words: 1221
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Utilitarianism is a consequentialist ethical framework. The consequences of an action are more important than the motivations behind the action or the action itself. An action has "utility" if…

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Women's Issues - Sexuality

Mill Kant Religion and Gay Marriage in

Words: 1605
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Mill, Kant, Religion, And Gay Marriage In theory, freedom and liberty for all appears to be an excellent concept, one which nearly everyone would embrace. However, the practice of…

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Business - Ethics

Ethics Is a Moral Philosophy

Words: 2848
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

There are several ways that BP could have chosen to respond, all of which were "open" to them (i.e. they had free will), yet those chose to take paths…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Looking for Strategies

Words: 746
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Kant and Mill both present us with two theories to answer the question of morality for all people. Kant provides us with the Categorical Imperative which tells us that…

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Mythology - Religion

Philosophy and Morality Instructions the Exam Consists

Words: 2703
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

Philosophy and Morality INSTRUCTIONS The exam consists essays. Please essays document. Please plagiarize. Be paraphrase verbatim language authors putting quotation marks. You document sources, -text citation ( footnotes) a…

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Term Paper

Business - Ethics

Ethics Consider the Three Purposes of Morality

Words: 1626
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Ethics Consider the three purposes of morality treated in Chapter 1. Which of these would it be easier for utilitarianism to fulfill and which could well be more difficult…

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Business - Ethics

Ethics the Nineteenth Century German Philosopher Immanuel

Words: 705
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Ethics The nineteenth century German philosopher Immanuel Kant presented an ethical code that assigned a strict "right" or "wrong" to every action. Called the categorical imperative, Kant believed that…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant Camus Kant and Camus

Words: 1439
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

If Kant's points are to be assimilated when adopting a moral stance which is consistent with man's dignity, such absolute terms are inevitably defined by dominant social structures, bringing…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Applying Kant's Theory to a

Words: 1402
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

"(Kant, 30) Thus, Dorothea's action coincides with the first formulation of the categorical imperative. Had she determined to refuse the request made by Casaubon, the law would have contained…

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Health - Nursing

Controversial Business Practice

Words: 5379
Length: 17 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Plastic Surgery Teen Plastic Surgery: A Controversial Medical Practice According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, in 2007, more than 87,000 teenagers had cosmetic surgery; and that number…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant Moral Worth

Words: 1628
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Moral Worth Present, explain, and assess the thesis that only acts done from duty have moral worth In his Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals, Immanuel Kant addresses the…

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Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant and Happiness for the

Words: 2243
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

For example, many individuals value freedom and knowledge as things that can bring happiness. So, having their own value, these things are parts of happiness. Mill believed that everyone's…

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Business - Ethics

Videos Is Carried Out With Each Review

Words: 743
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

videos is carried out; with each review explaining a particular ethical approach using examples given in respective video watched. From the videos, four major ethical approaches are highlighted in…

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4 Pages
Essay

Business - Ethics

Ethical Scenarios

Words: 1281
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Ethics There are several different ethical perspectives that one can take to evaluate the goodness of actions. Among the leading philosophies are virtue ethics, consequentialism, utilitarianism (a specific type…

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Chapter

Ethics and Morality

Preeminent Issues of Ethics

Words: 828
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Chapter

Ethical Issues of Importance Kant's categorical imperative is the notion that there are some compulsions that are inherently ethical. It means there are some actions and codes of ethics…

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Healthcare

Ethics ACA

Words: 1247
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

The ACA does not by any means fully resolve this, but it makes strides towards addressing this critical issue of morality. The individual mandate is similar -- where the…

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Business - Ethics

Deidre Mccloskey the Bourgeois Virtues

Words: 1062
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

them" principle exemplified in Scott Adams' "Dilbert" cartoon. (Borowski, 1626-30). Actions must be directed towards the common good, not just toward the profit of the corporation. (1628). "An ethical…

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3 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Philosophy -- Kant and Ethics Existence

Words: 941
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Admittedly, we do not know how it that anything (such as a physical universe) exists, let alone exactly how it came about that life came into existence. It is…

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Research Proposal

Black Studies - Philosophy

Kant's View on Euthanasia Is

Words: 2192
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Once again, the moral value of the matter in question is proven to be wrong. Therefore, the fundamental principles which need to be taken into consideration when discussing the…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Philosophy Immanual Kant's Ethics Have

Words: 882
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

" (ohlf) These maxims may be as simple as gratifying a desire or something complex like becoming a lawyer. Kant then distinguishes between two basic kinds of maxims: material…

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