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15/04/10
Philosophy essay: Mr Jackson

Self interest plays no part in genuine morality, discuss.

From a commonsense perspective, `self interest plays no part in genuine
morality' seems to suggest that any moral act, for example donating your life savings
to charity because it makes you feel good to know you…

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education then going to sixth form would be pointless, whereas `you should go to
sixth form' is categorical because it doesn't rely on anything else ­ Kant says all
morality should be categorical so that everyone can act the same way without
contradiction. Kant says that genuine morality can only…

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