Kantian Ethics: A Summary

Introduction and ContextKant is considered to be one of the most important philosophers ever…EVER!  Therefore, everything he says it true.  The end.  Well, not quite.   Lets avoid appeals to authority and look at the arguments ourselves, shall we? As I mentioned in earlier posts the difference between the 3 main ethical theories (virtue, deontology, consequentialism) […]

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Mill’s Utilitarianism Part 1: John Stuart Mill’s Argument for Qualitative Hedonism

Updayt:Hey er’body…I’m baaack!  Before we get down to biniz and talk about Mill an’ stuff here’s a brief updayt.  First, my sincerest apologies to the throngs of my adoring fans that had to go the whole summer without reading a new post, but I needed a break.  Also, I was studying for the state and […]

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Can I Reason My Way To Moral Principles? Or Do I Need Some Other Kind of Knowledge?

Preamble  (Warning: I haven’t proof read this entry yet)     For those of you who haven’t been following or have forgotten what I’ve written about Kant here are some technical terms that will allow you to understand what I’ve written here.  This is a section of my paper that I’m working on.  For some reason […]

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