Preamble I loves me my preambles… First a few autobiographical notes: today I wrote my first midterm in 11 years. I don’t recall being so stressed about exams in undergrad but for some reason I was really worried about this one; maybe it’s just a novelty effect and after a few more exams my […]Read More I Like Money, Wanna Hang Out? Kantian Ethics: Acting From Reason vs For Reasons
Is Morality Self-Evident? Preamble Up until now we have just taken it on faith that Kant is right in that the supreme principle of morality is the Categorical Imperative (CI) in its various incarnations (i.e., formulation of universalization, of natural law, and of humanity as an end). Now Kant begins his argument for why […]Read More What Can We Know About Morality from the Concept of Freedom?