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same rules apply to me that apply to you (fair)
every even ovvurs out of necessity.
NO FREE WILL
*Everything is determined.
the world is a machine and so are we
everything is made up of matter nothing else exists
act is wrong if agreement to respect all agents equally is broken.
"social contract theory"
only pleasure has intrinsic value. (importance)
moral status of an action is dtermined by the consequences.
principle of happiness
does not allow you to be selfish
command to everything you to
so.. act so the rule describing your behavior could rationally be willed to direct everyone at all times always treat humanity, yourself, and others as an end in itself and never as a means.
do not use people (turns sub. --> obj.)
categorical imperative (Kant)
defines us as beings and is the source of morality
rational capacity (Kant)
pure will is per action
autonomous rule (Kant)
decisions are not made based on the consequences of the action
an actions moral status is not determined by its consequences
focused on actions and moral obligation
whats true of one human must be true to all
morality is a sacrafice of pur will demand of the actor or on the agent
C.I. acts as a rule that the way you act should be acted by everyone NEVER treat people as objects
within duty ehtics (Kant)
it must be within, internal, or self imposed
based on pure will when something else is being imposed upon calling for sacrafice
NOT making yourself happy not a moral act
assume position before social reality and assume one could take any position within it.
original position (Rawls)
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