Is Deception Ever Justified

Immanuel Kant is one of the most famous philosophers in history. His work on ethics has influenced many people, and his ideas are still studied today. One of the most famous concepts from Kant’s work is the idea that lying is always wrong. In other words, Kant believed that deception is never justified, no matter … Read more

Kant’s Poem

Kant believed strictly in moral rules. He prohibited anything that did not follow moral law, even in the cases where the action would bring about more happiness than the alternative. Kant believes that there are two moral questions that we must ask ourselves every time we perform an act. The first being, “Can I rationally … Read more

Kants Metaphysics Analysis Essay

As we delve deeper into Kant’s Metaphysics we begin to get a comprehension of how Kant believes that knowledge of the world can be possible. In this essay, I hope to explain clearly the way Kant believes that to be able to understand the world, humans’ project certain rules and regulation that objects must conform … Read more

Kant And Deontology Essay

Human beings have been clearing forest for many years in order to have land for farming and keeping livestock (nasa. gov). The need to feed the ever increasing population has in most cases necessitated clearing of forests to plant crops and produce food. However, this action has resulted in reduced forest cover especially tropical forests. … Read more

Freedom and Reason in Kant

Morality, Kant says, cannot be regarded as a set of rules which prescribe the means necessary to the achievement of a given end; its rules must be obeyed without consideration of the consequences that will follow from doing so or not. A principle that presupposes a desired object as the determinant of the will cannot … Read more