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Morality as overcoming selfinterest
Identify: Morality as a matter of overcoming selfinterest either through reason where moral motivation is our duty (Kant's categorical
imperatives) or through concern for others (Humean sympathy).
Explain: Selfinterest is egotistic and morality encourages altruism therefore the two terms contradict each other. Kant argued that when…

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Conclusion = Discarding self interest in theory seems better but may be too optimistic as it goes against our natural instincts to fulfill self interest
and reach Eudaimonia, and have a purpose in life ­ doesn't matter if God doesn't exist as it still gives meaning to life in a…


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