Examples Of Intrinsic Values

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• Intrinsic Values:
The Intrinsic Values are the ones in which something is considered as an end in itself not used as a mean or a tool to reach the consequences or the end.
Non-consequential Ethical Theory uses intrinsic values. Intrinsic values are basically the values that are not extrinsic values. Intrinsic values are also known as terminal values.
Intrinsic values are the ethical values in which things or the persons are not considered to be as a tool or an object to reach the goal or consequence.
As Intrinsic values are considered to be non-consequential these values don’t care about what the consequences of an action would be the action should be done with best of intentions and the consequences are not considered whether there will
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Kant says that Humans are difference because of their ability to reason, they must be given respect and never be used. Kant said that morality has nothing to do with the happiness morality is the duty which is the responsibility of every individual to perform that certain duty which is morally correct and consequences are not to be kept into consideration. Kant said that duty must be fulfilled for the sake of duty and duty alone.

Kant said that something is morally correct if it is universal. Kant ethical theory has similar ideas like the Christian Ethics which says “do unto others as you would do to your own self” it is similar to Kant’s only acting on the maxims that you world want to be a universal law.

Kant says that freedom should remain with the person he must have the freedom and right and he must be given due respect.
He says that someone will have freedom if he is treated as an intrinsic value not an intrinsic value which means not using someone to reach the end or the goal and considering the person to be an end in
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At first he neglected Reason but after some time he came to know that reason is very important.

• For Example:
If a person is in a need of money and he knows that he cannot pay back the amount if he takes loan from an organization or from someone else but still he promises to return back money and takes the loan even he knows he can never pay back the loan.
He is looking towards the consequences that he will benefit from it but according to Kant he is totally wrong and he should not borrow money and not use the company from which he is lending money as an end to get his benefit he should not use the company to reach its goal and use the company as an object to reach the consequence. Kant says that the duty to tell the truth when making promises arises from a rule that ought to be followed without regard for consequences. Even he could do more good by borrowing money under false promises the action according to Kant would be still
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