Immanuel Kant's Theories Of Human

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Throughout history, there have been many famous philosophers that contribute multiple different theories to humanity. This essay is going to focus on Immanuel Kant major theories in depth. The first theory focuses on knowing the difference between an “Animal and Human”. The second theory is to better understand how an individual can make certain decisions during their lifetime. The third theory is knowing the importance of goodwill and good intention. The final theory focuses on hypothetical and categorical imperatives. It will be important to understand how these two imperatives can help to shape society. Also, I will share a personal story that involves Kant theories.…show more content…
If a person is unsure or wants to know the future outcome of their action then they might reflect on their past experience. An example can be if an individual enjoys eating cookies. If a person is hungry then they have a desire to eat something that will satisfy their hunger. An individual might see their favorite brand of cookies in front of them. The person might not eat a small portion of cookies but instead eat everything in front of them. During the moment the person might enjoy the cookies. Yet, after a few minutes, the individual might regret their decision for finishing the box of cookies. The individual might feel sick and their stomach could possibly hurt. The person will remember the outcomes of their decision. In the future, the person might decide not to eat every single cookie and will eat at a limited amount. Humans reflect by thinking of memories from the past to make a decision in the present moment. Therefore, they will have an idea what will happen in the future. Kant argues that memory gives reason to individuals, which allows them to make certain decisions. Kant feels that goodwill and good intention is equal. Kant believes that if a person applies an action with good intentions or goodwill then it doesn’t matter of the outcome. Kant feels that people cannot have total control of the outcome. The outcome could be either good or bad. Its just important to have good will…show more content…
Humans give more thought to their everyday activities. It allows humans to make certain decisions based on their experiences and trying to know the outcome by committing a certain action. The third theory shows that goodwill and good intention is important to have, but it doesn’t matter of the outcome. The hypothetical imperative creates an idea of how to treat people, while categorical imperatives try to establish something that majority of the world population would follow. Kant knows that reason drives to people to commit certain actions and how order is established in
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