The Formula Of Universal Law Of The Categorical Imperative

1322 Words Mar 12th, 2016 6 Pages
1. What is, according to Kant, the only kind of motive for action that has genuine moral worth?
According to Kant, the act from duty is the only kind of motive for actions that has moral grounds. This shows someone determination towards act on any circumstances.
This act from duty is to do right things for specific reason, in this matter motive plays a key role. Motives which lead humanity have more standing rather than selfish motive or self-agenda.

2. State the Formula of Universal Law of the Categorical Imperative?
The formula for the universal law is the only act according to the maxim through you can at the same time, Will that it become a universal law without any differences.
It has sub sections in the form of perfect duty and Im-perfect duty.

3. State the Formula of Humanity of the Categorical Imperative?
The formula for the Humanity is the act in a way that you treat humanity, irrespective of whether you own or any other, never only as mean to an end, but always at the same time as at the end.
This formula is derived from the Universal Law of the categorical imperative. This formula leads to imperfect duty.

4. Do you think Kant is right to claim that the Categorical Imperative is the fundamental principle of morality? If so, why? If not, why not? Explain your opinion with an argument.
Yes, I agreed with Kant claim that the categorical Imperative is the fundamental principle of morality because it has more rules. For example if someone has good intentions…
Open Document