if everyone acted accordingly, the law would no longer be worth anything
Is not paid attention to consequences
universal moral principle
Action can include several maxims that contradict themselves and then do not weight which one prevails
Cannot be applied to everything.
If everyone acted accordingly the world would be a better place
No one is likely to make a decision in his favor there
Categorical Imperativ provides orientation
Action from inclination is not of value...
often the Categorical Imperativ provides clear instructions for action that can be checked
Consequences of an action are not considered, only the intention is decisive
the Categorical Imperative provides a standard for evaluating rules and actions
Why can't actions be morally good not purely out of duty, but out of inclination?
kant creates awareness for human dignity and recognizes that people are not "for sale" and assigns a high value to the reason of the human being.
It is impossible to see what motives people act upon
Categorical Imperative largely reflects our Basic Ethical Position
Used far too little these days...
show no weakness
The theory sometimes contradicts our moral institutions
Categorical imperative makes actionable
you can not disregard your feelings
It can bring order to the world and prevents too much chaos because it is applicable to the essential things.
Neglect of concrete situations in favor of a general rule
goodwill is also taken into account in the event of negative consequences
Action can include several maxims that contradict themselves and then do not weight which one prevails...
You can easily reassure yourself and be satisfied/in one with your decision.
Not everyday suitability,as inclinations almost always play a role
important and correct
Conflict of duties Image of man too optimistic -unreasonable people Cold-hearted moral feelings are not taken into account
Can not have sex before marriage
Is better than utilitarianism.
Overemphasis of reason over other areas of human existence....
Is it conceivable to determine all human actions by a law?
Decisions can be made rationally
Man as an individual universal procedures ,rules do not make sense
depending on situation and person
In view of global present-day problems, is it not absolutely necessary to think about the long-term consequences of our actions (for later generations)?
it is not subjective and cannot be circumvented by clever argumentation (if you drive black, you drive black)
too positive view of man (not always reasonable) --> selfish, not duty-driven actions...
that sounds quite good
An outsider cannot distinguish whether an action is performed out of duty (good) or only in accordance with duty (bad, since inclinations have an influence).
has no double standards (organ donation)
Not so applicable today, too many positions are accepted as equivalent
Outdated thinking (not open-minded thinking)
Everyone can participate and make their decisions and opinions
No consideration of the emotional aspect...
It is easier to make the right decision because you can always ask the question of the k. It is easier to make the right decision, because you can always ask the question of the imperative, but never know the pleasure that an action causes.
Think black and white