Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Kant on lies

 Kant holds a strict position on lying, maintaining that it is always wrong even in the most plausible of cases, such as when you are confronted by a homicidally minded person concerning the whereabouts of someone you are hiding. If you apply the Categorical Imperative, can you come up with an alternative view of lies in which some lies might be justified? 

Here is an attempt.

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