Define practical reason according to Kant


Define practical reason according to Kant

What is Practical Reason in Philosophy?

Practical reason is the use of reason to determine how to act in a given circumstance or even in general. It is an attempt to resolve the question of what should be done by the use of reflection. Reason is used when determining the what is to be done and by what reason is one motivated to do an act?

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Immanuel Kant looked at practical reasoning in light of his categorical imperative which states that a thing is good to do if it good for everyone to...

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Immanuel Kant: Biography & German Enlightenment


Chapter 2 / Lesson 30

Immanuel Kant composed theories and writings on philosophy and ethics. Learn about the life and philosophy of one of the most prominent philosophers of the German Enlightenment through his biography and information on some of his writings.

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