Read chapter 3 and watch the films “Gone Baby Gone” and “Sleepers”. Pick one and judge the main FINAL action as moral or immoral. Support your position by applying Kant’s moral philosophy. 500 words minimum MLA format. Due on June 10th, NO LATER than at 11:50 pm. Minimum 3 sources from LIRN *Not applying Kant’s Categorical Imperative results in an automatic F. Nature of the Concept
1. The first premise is that a person acts morally if his or her conduct would, without condition, be the “right” conduct for any person in similar circumstances (the “First Maxim”).
2. The second premise is that conduct is “right” if it treats others/yourself as ends in themselves/yourself and not as means to an end (the “Second Maxim”).
3. The conclusion is that a person acts morally when he or she acts as if his or her conduct was establishing a universal law governing others in similar circumstances (the “Third Maxim”).