Saturday, 27 June 2009
When I “did” Kant at university, it was explained to me that people sentenced to prison or death would have to be imprisoned or killed — even if the world was suddenly about to end! The law is the law regardless.
Kant tended to be used as the opposition to “Utilitarianism” — the philosophy that underpins the law of the United Kingdom.
Utilitarianism very much depends on Read the rest of this entry »