Kant's Categorical Imperative and Natural Law Theory: Analysis of Virtue and Ethics
Reading and answering study questions on Immanuel Kant's views on free will and morality, including the difference between categorical and hypothetical imperatives, the forms of Kant's categorical imperative, and problems with its application.
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This article delves into Kant's Categorical Imperative and Natural Law Theory and their implications on ethics and virtue. It also analyzes excessive and deficient habits and vices and their impact on morality. The article discusses the immoral acts of treating people as means to an end, the characteristics of human nature, and Aristotle's analysis of virtue as a habit that lies in a mean between excess and deficiency.