Kant's Ethics: Two Categorical Imperative And Good Will

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Kant presented the three main points that are the two Categorical Imperative and Good Will. Good will is the basic of Kant 's ethics. Categorical Imperative in the behavior value is the foundation of Kant 's ethics. Kant was based on the "Categorical Imperative" to test behavior justified or not (CSUS 2016). Kant is define the Good Will as the only thing good in itself which is means doing something because you think is good doesn’t make the action good (Shaw et al. 2013, pp74-75). Nevertheless it matters on what it is and the attitude you behave on it (Shaw et al. 2013, p74). For example, a charity auction, although they are selling goods, the aim of them is to help more people. So they are moral. On the contrary, there are some selling…show more content…
In the case of the other party doesn 't agree, but for our own willingness to exploit others as tools, then this approach is unethical. For example, companies and employees have an agreement on salary, but the company default wages without reason when workers finish the job. The company achieved the purpose of deception that the workers are the tools for them to make money. It is immoral. Kant 's theory emphasizes the fairness, respect the autonomy of people and everyone is equal in the face of morality. But when there are conflicts in these two kinds of Categorical Imperative, Kant doesn 't say how to deal with it. (402…show more content…
2013, p74). In this case, the motive of Takata to hide the data and remove some test results is to reduce the cost on the test and shorten the time to market that is immoral. Because they don 't consider that distort and controlled test data whether bring a security risk to the customer. Although there was not enough evidence to show that Takata 's behavior is directly related to the Ms. Mincey 's accident and injuries, but there were still 15 deaths which caused by the defective Takata air-bag (Trudell 2016; Tabuchi & Ivory 2016). And In order to reduce the cost and maximize the profit, Takata used the cheaper propellant which would combust violently (Lee 2016). All the motive of Takatas ' action
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