Kantian Categorical Imperative: Its Implication In Nigerian Ethical Order

 Kantian Categorical Imperative: Its Implication In Nigerian Ethical Order

CHAPTER ONE

KANT’S MORAL PRINCIPLES

Kant in virtue of his education has a vivid appreciation of the unparallel excellence of moral value. In his ethical theory, Kant sets out to discover and justify the supreme principle of morality and the foundation on which the whole structure of moral law must rest if it is to be valid as a genuine law of duty. On Continue reading Kantian Categorical Imperative: Its Implication In Nigerian Ethical Order

The Concept Of Goodwill In Kant’s Categorical Imperative

The Concept  Of Goodwill In Kant’s Categorical Imperative

CHAPTER TWO

2.0 THE FORMULATIONS AND JUSTIFICATION OF CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE

Kant is never satisfied with one formulation of the categorical imperative. Thus, he presents us with five different formulae, although he tries to speak as if there were only three. The system applied in numeration is simply to bring out the special connexion between different formulae and to certify to the view that there are three main formulae: Continue reading The Concept Of Goodwill In Kant’s Categorical Imperative

IMMANUEL KANT CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE: CONCEPT AND CRITIQUE

IMMANUEL KANT CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE: CONCEPT AND CRITIQUE

ABSTRACT

One of the problems that have always confronted the history of moral philosophy is the problem of goodness and badness of human acts. It is a common conviction of humans that some actions are morally good and therefore ought to be done while others are bad and so to be avoided. Immanuel Kant in respect to this problem held that only one thing is good without qualifications, and that is good Continue reading IMMANUEL KANT CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE: CONCEPT AND CRITIQUE