Essay heading: Immanuel Kant on Morals

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The first involves acting "from" duty, as one does something because they are motivated to do it. This opposes a person who would act in accordance with duty, but have no motivation to carry it out (Kant 12). The second involves an action done from duty having "?its moral worth", as it is done simply because it is the right thing to do in an a priori system, where logic comes from the rational that is not experienced, rather than the empirical that is (Kant 12-13)...
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The second involves an action done from duty having "?its moral worth", as it is done simply because it is the right thing to do in an a priori system, where logic comes from the rational that is not experienced, rather than the empirical that is (Kant 12-13). The third, and the most important, proposition for duty relating to the ?categorical imperative' in this argument deals with carrying out duty out of respect for the law (Kant 13)...
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