Duty as One’s Only Motive (Immanuel Kant, Groundwork, sec 1) – A Course In Ethics

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In this lecture/discussion video from my 2011 Ethics class at Marist College, we begin our study of Deontological moral theory by starting with Immanuel Kant’s Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals. We discuss the nature of duty, the good will, the purpose of rationality, happiness, and touch on the Categorical Imperative.

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