Running head: PHILOSOPHY PART-B 1PhilosophyPart-B
ImmanuelKant remains one of the most influential and key contributor to themodern philosophy, and a great mind in the history of philosophy. Thebook is an intellectual history of Kant’s ‘TheMoral Theory’,with the main objective being to identify the key principle behindmorality, and its relation to human action (Kant& Paton,1785).The book has a clear introduction as well as detailed summary ofwell-presented arguments is an important one for students and anyother reader who needs to encounter the ideas of a great thinker,‘Kant’.
Oneof the key aspects from the publication is the issue of good will,duty and moral worth and their implications to the lives of human.“Thegood will is the will which acts from freedom and respect for themoral law”(Kant& Paton,1785).With reference to the Kant’s information with reference to thethree, there are no conceivable circumstances, as to which people canregard their own moral goodness as worth. In addition, possessingand maintaining one`s moral goodness is the very condition underwhich anything else is worth having or pursuing. In accordance toKantterms, a good will is a will that has its decision determined by theaspect of moral demands or as he defines them, as Moral Law. However,human being sees law, as a constraint to their desires hence a willthat is decisive by moral law, is motivated by the mare thought ofduty. “Theonly thing that is good without qualification or restriction is agood will”(Kant& Paton,1785).
Ethicaldecision making in the modern world has become an essential aspect inorganization management. There has been varying implication of theKant’s moral doctrine towards organization ethics. The basis ofmorality is referred as the concept of freedom and businessmanagement teams has over time and in the modern times applied Kant’sdefinition of ethical decision in making decision involving ethicalissues or morality cases. In the teaching of the Kant with referenceto the modern society philosophy has been massive, leading to theunderstanding of ethics and orality in a different way. It’s clearthat, the application of Kant’s knowledge and ethical/moralityunderstanding has been practices over time.
Kant.I, Paton.H.J. (1785),TheMoral Law: Groundworkof the Metaphysic of Morals