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In Kant's theory a maxim is

A principle of action that one gives to oneself

According to Kant an action is morally acceptable if and only if

Its maxim is universalizable

Kant claims that the morality of an action depends on

One's intentions

The principle of universalizability does not account for the immorality of

Principled fanatics

Which of the following best characterizes Kant 's moral theory

It is inconsistent with consequentialism

Which of the following did Kant believe to be central moral virtue

Integrity

According to proceduralism we should begin moral inwuiry

By identifying a method for determining right from wrong

According to proceduralism we should begin moral inwuiry

By identifying a method for determining right from wrong

An example of proceduralism would be

All of them : rule of consequentialism , contractarianism, principle of universalizability

According to proceduralism we should begin moral inwuiry

By identifying a method for determining right from wrong

An example of proceduralism would be

All of them : rule of consequentialism , contractarianism, principle of universalizability

Contractarianism originated as

A political theory

Contractarianism states that actions are morally right if and only if

They are permitted by rules that free , equal and rational people would agree to live by