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Kantian Ethics: “Good vs. Evil”

Kantian Ethics: “Good vs. Evil”

Don Alexander asked: Kantian ethics, or “It’s Your Duty,” as Wilkens states, is centered on one’s duty for the good of the cause and utilizing reason as a means to an end. I liked the example of the courtroom in Wilkens text, where he talks about a juror who has to make the choice to vote “not-guilty” in a trial, because there is not enough evidence to support the verdict. Kantian ethics supports looking at “the best choice” instead of…

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