All Mankind, Possesses An Equal Basic Moral Status. We

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All mankind, possesses an equal basic moral status. We can see, feel, hear, taste and have tactile sensation, allows us to be inquisitive about the world around us. In Kant’s general introduction to the metaphysics of morals. Kant states, “the active faculty of the human brain, as the faculty of desire in its broadest sense, is the power which man possesses, through his mental representations, of becoming the cause of objects corresponding to these agencies.” The capacity of a being to act in accord with his own representations is what establishes the spirit of such a being”. Immanuel Kant is philosopher, he is known for using one of the main subdivisions of philosophy. He was born in 1724, in the Baltic city of Konigsberg, which was…show more content…
Later in life Kant did not have any conventional religious beliefs, but he was aware of how much religion had contributed to his parents’ ability to cope with all their hardships and how useful religion could be in fostering social cohesion and community. He seemed to except his own parents from this criticism. He was fond of them and spoke of his mother who he felt planted the germ of morality in him. But he was indebted to parties? in a number was ways, because it was the family pastor who spotted his ability and helped him get in to the local Collegium, where he learned Latin and a laid foundation to be able to go on to University in Konigsberg, where he met his tutor Martin Clarkson who was a professor of logic and metaphysics. Clarkson did not think of him as his best student, but he was an important figure to Kant in his early development. Nothing happens in

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