Originally Posted by cover drive man
Kant was a genius in metaphysics and meta-ethics but I think his ethical 'Categorical Imperative' seems a bit silly tbh. As well as having obvious flaws, how did he think he could just tell people the absolute rules of right wrong? Rather despotic to say the least...
Haha. Totally agree. Kant's metaphysics rocks but his thoughts on ethics were quite inane. Happened with a lot of philosophers of early modern period. Descartes is another example. Does a great job with his "I think therefore I am" but totally spoils it with his silly argument for God's existence.