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Philosophy 2003 C 001Copyright © 1999, Richard Lee Spring 1999
 

Kant's Four Illustrations

1. Perfect Duty to Self

Is it morally permissible to commit suicide? (No)

2. Perfect Duty to Others

Is it morally permissible to make a lying promise? (No)

3. Imperfect Duty to Self

Is it morally permissible to neglect ones natural gifts? (No)

4. Imperfect Duty to Others

Is it morally permissible to refrain from helping others? (No)


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