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Kant and how to live in purely rational terms
by Adrian Moore
About this EXP
Adrian Moore, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford, explores the practical use of reason and morality in Kant’s system.
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Key point 1
Even though Kant recognised that everything in the physical world is governed by predetermined factors, we are still free agents as we ourselves are part of the underlying reality.
Key point 2
Kant believed that deciding between the right and wrong thing to do could be based on pure reason.
Key point 3
The belief that there are fundamental principles of right living and others that are absolutely wrong has been the most enduring and influential of Kant’s ideas
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