The Main Features Of Immanuel Kant's Morality

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Immanuel kant wrote his famous ethical treatise foundations of the metaphysics of morals before the rise of English utilitarianism, but he was well equinted with the idea of founding morality on the feelings of pleasure and pain, rather than on reason . Firstly, Kant was of the view in related to the ideas of Jeremy becham and Stuart mill and both of them focused on the pleasure is coming. Kant then worked on his theory and focused on reason. Moral obligations thus have nothing to do with consequences, in Kant’s view but arises solely from a moral law that is binding on all rational beings. The Main Features of Kant’s Theory : The main features of the ethical theory presented in the foundation can be illustrated by considering one of Kant’s own example. “A man finds himself forced by need to borrow money. He well knows that he won’t be able to repay it ,but he also sees that nothing will be loaded him if he does not firmly promise to repay it at a certain time. He desires to make such a promise, but he has enough conscience to ask himself whether it is not improper and opposed to duty to relieve his distress in such a way.” Kant’s perspective to this example: According to Kant’s theory such person does not have the right to ask for help and he is doing nothing but an unethical act. Factors on which Kant’s ethical theory Formed: Following are the factors because of which Kant’s ethical theory formed and was considered better among other physiologists. Non Consequential

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