Essays Tagged: "Immanuel Kant"

Goodness, philosophy or reference to Immanuel Kant

The philosopher I used is Immanuel Kant. He was very practical in his thinking of goodness. A quote of his was "I ought, there ...

(3 pages) 181 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Happiness, refers to John Stuart Mill's ideas

Upon researching for this paper, I came across a counter argument, which was based on metaphysics. Immanuel Kant, in Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, defends his strong beliefs in the issue o ...

(5 pages) 381 1 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Transcendentalism, the Philosophy of the Mind

hies and religions.One of the major questions of philosophy is 'What is the natureof the universe?' Immanuel Kant was one of the majorTranscendentalists of his time. One of the major questions he aske ... ble to reason, and he can form ideas of the outerworld of God, freedom, and immortality (Frost 53). Immanuel Kantsaid, 'Always act in such a way that the maxim determining yourconduct might as well be ...

(4 pages) 183 0 2.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Capital punishment

ty between crime and the retribution unless the criminal is judicially condemned and put to death.' Immanuel Kant.About 2000 men, women, and teenagers currently wait on America's 'Death Row.' Their ti ...

(6 pages) 101 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

"Ethics Affect Actions".Examines the views of two philosophers (Kant and Mill) on how ethics affect appropriate action. Great for a philosophy class and you can add your own views and opinions

moral dilemmas everyday, which often times they decide without thoroughly examining their options. Immanuel Kant and John Stuart Mill are two philosophers who focus on the topic of ethics, yet with t ...

(4 pages) 709 4 4.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Human cloning and Immanuel Kant

ver again by history's great philosophers. One ofthe most notable philosophers of the modern era is ImmanuelKant, who was born in Prussia in 1724. Kant paid a greatdeal of attention to formulating a c ...

(5 pages) 119 0 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Immanual Kant

KantImmanuel Kant was a German Philosopher who lived from 1724-1804 and made the switch of art over from ... o method for genius. Talent is not enough, for you need imagination too.Mozart is a contemporary of Immanuel Kant. Mozart could just compose music by just knowing how to do it. He could not explain ho ...

(4 pages) 186 1 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Comparative essay contrasting both Kant and Aristotle's views on the philosophy of societal virtue.

ural views, markedly seen in works by philosophers St. Augustine, Rene Descartes, and quite notably Immanuel Kant. By comparing the views shared by Aristotle in Nichomachean Ethics, and Kant's Groundw ...

(5 pages) 328 1 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Kant's Categorical Imperative.

Immanuel Kant claims that moral judgments must be based on the categorical imperative. He argues for ...

(3 pages) 241 2 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The concept of Happiness according to Kant ( with the categorical imperative) and Mill (with the utilitarianism).

. Although Mills believed so strongly in his idea of happiness, another philosopher, by the name of Immanuel Kant, proposes a counter argument based on the principles of metaphysics. Immanuel Kant, in ... ting is that Mills recognizes this instinct, but doesn't believe that it is a threat to his theory. Immanuel Kant is likewise deeply flawed. For a system to work, it has to produce desired results wit ...

(4 pages) 260 0 4.2 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The French Revolution.

ers began to have more of a say in the affairs of the nation. This illustrates how, as John Milton, Immanuel Kant, Hegal, and various other philosophers reasoned, society can actually gain and advance ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Kant and MacIntyre: What determines morality?

strict moral laws at all times in order to be truly moral? Two philosophies on this issue come from Immanuel Kant's writings in "Good Will, Duty, and the Categorical Imperative" and Alasdair MacIntyre ... ry, background, and principles to form what is truly the correct path for yourself.Works CitedKant, Immanuel. "Good Will, Duty, and the Categorical Imperative." 164 -174MacIntyre, Alasdair. "Tradition ...

(8 pages) 153 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Enlightenment Era: The Cause and Effect of Science on Religion

ideas during this era were focused mainly on science. The philosophers and scientists of era, like Immanuel Kant and England's George III, had an effect on many of their surroundings. One thing that ... cle to a popular audience that explained the meaning of enlightenment in 1784. This philosopher was Immanuel Kant. The words in this article implied that man should be able to find his own way without ...

(3 pages) 154 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Same-sex marriages: Viewpoints and Theories

include egoists, social contract theory (Thomas Hobbes), consequentialist and utilitarian beliefs, Immanuel Kant and deontological ethics, and virtue ethics. Each viewpoint and system of belief diffe ... good for more people than bad and that, in regard to consequentialists, is all that really matters.Immanuel Kant and his beliefs are still very much discussed and thought about today. Kant believed t ...

(7 pages) 137 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality


aissance: a rebirth or revival; a burst of artistic activity (art, literature, theater, dance, etc.)Immanuel Kant: German philosopher from whom the word transcendentalism came. The word refers to the ...

(1 pages) 29 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Immanuel Kant's Critique of Judgment, Friedrich Schiller's On the Aesthetic Education of Man, and Edward Tylor's Primitive Culture

ake judgments of beauty, shapes the culture within which people express themselves artistically. In Immanuel Kant's Critique of Judgment, Friedrich Schiller's On the Aesthetic Education of Man, and Ed ... so valued in Enlightenment thought, and so rejects the importance of subjectivity.Works CitedKant, Immanuel. Critique of Judgment. Indianapolis: Hackett, 1987.Schiller, Friedrich. On the Aesthetic Ed ...

(8 pages) 103 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Immanuel Kant's Moral Philsophy and the Place of the Emprical in Ethics

In his eighty year life, Immanuel Kant never ventured outside of his hometown of Königsberg, Germany. Either he was a ma ...

(5 pages) 217 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Business Ethics and the Merck & Co., Inc. Case Study

ries that will be used to examine the case are John Stuart Mill's ethical theory of Utilitarianism, Immanuel Kant's Supreme Principal of Morality theory, and The Voice of Care, which is a contemporary ... need medically should do so at all costs when available resources present themselves.Kantian EthicsImmanuel Kant's ethical theory contends that all people should be treated with respect. Kant said pe ...

(11 pages) 675 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Utilitarianism V. Kantianism

differ as well as discuss why I believe Kant's theory provides a more plausible account of ethics. Immanuel Kant's deonotological ethical theory assesses if actions are moral based on the person's wi ...

(5 pages) 254 0 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Loren Lomasky - Essay Question: What is meant by liberty rights and what is Lomasky's argument for the priority of these rights over any other kind of other rights?

f each will be focused on through the theories of Loren Lomasky, Lawrence M. Hinman, John Locke and Immanuel Kant. Nonetheless, I lean toward agreeing with Lomasky's argument for the priority of the r ...

(8 pages) 56 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy