Kant Moral Theory

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Elaborate Kant’s concept of intrinsic values with examples? Kant’s theory Kant's theory is an example of a deontological moral theory according to these theories, the rightness or wrongness of actions does not depend on their consequences but on whether they fulfill our duty. Kant believed that there was a supreme principle of morality, and he referred to it as The Categorical Imperative. Intrinsic value The value in which we consider humans as “END”, in which we care about their emotion, feelings and give them respect. We don’t use them as a tool. In intrinsic value we don’t care about the consequences. We just prefer to do our duty regardless of reward or punishment. There are 5 rules for Kant’s ethical theory Categorical imperative Categorical…show more content…
Duty-based ethics don't suffer from this problem because they are concerned with the action itself - if an action is a right action, then a person should do it, if it's a wrong action they shouldn't do it and providing there is a clear set of moral rules to follow then a person faced with a moral choice should be able to take decisions with reasonable certainty. Duty-based ethical systems tend to focus on giving equal respect to all human beings. Examples 1. If you’re a student. It’s your responsibility to pay attention on your studies. If you will not study well, it will be against the rules or moral of deontological ethics. 2. If you are a doctor it’s your responsibility to treat the patients. You should not think about your reward or salary. If your salary is less even than you should fulfill your duty according to Kant’s ethics. 3. If you are a teacher you should teach students well regardless of thinking about the reward or its consequences. 4. If you are watchman it’s your duty to protect the houses of people at night. You should do your duty honestly without thinking reward or punishment. Kant Ethics Include Two Main Features 1. Respect for…show more content…
Example if they are poor helps them with money, food or clothes. Non-maleficence It’s your duty to respect others and don’t injure or harm them. The concept of right Right means freedom. For Kant freedom of other people matters a lot. In business ethics especially we should keep in our minds certain rules to follow. These rules will preserve the freedom of employees and employers. Examples 1. If any of employer is sick he has right to take leave from office. 2. If any employer wants to resign a job and want to work anywhere else he should be free to do you. 3. Owner should provide salary to his or her employees on right time. 4. There should be no concept of “shifarish”. Jobs should be given according to the capacity of every worker. 5. There should be Bann on receiving bribery. Right of woman employees 1. Women should have equal rights to participate in social- economic relationships. 2. Women should have equal rights to gain education. 3. If any woman is talented and well educated, she can be supervisor or she have right to be on any higher post in office. 4. There should not be sexual harassment for women’s employees. 5. Pregnant women employees should be granted leave for few months for the baby delivery. Liberty of
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