Contradiction and Kant's Formula of Universal Law

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Kleingeld, Pauline;
  • Subject: maxim | Categorical Imperative | To be checked by Faculty | Formula of Universal Law | Immanuel Kant | volitional self-contradiction | contradiction

Kant’s most prominent formulation of the Categorical Imperative, known as the Formula of Universal Law (FUL), is generally thought to demand that one act only on maxims that one can will as universal laws without this generating a contradiction. Kant's view is standardl... View more
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