Immanuel Kant's Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals


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Which of the following is an example of a hypothetical imperative?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a categorical imperative?

2. Deontology is a theoretical approach that focuses on which of the following:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your understanding of the fundamental principles of the metaphysic of morals. The quiz will also assess your comprehension of concepts like Immanuel Kant and hypothetical imperative.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Identify hypothetical imperative
  • Recognize area of study in which Immanuel Kant was most interested
  • Determine if an action is a categorical imperative

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on moral imperatives
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of statements about what a person needs to do because it is a rational moral obligation
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the study of duty in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about Immanuel Kant's fundamental principles of the metaphysic of morals, review the lesson that covers the following objectives:

  • Define imperatives
  • Understand motivation and duty
  • Identify 'Shoulds' in the context of philosophical thought