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Please explain the difference between a categorical imperative and a hypothetical imperative. Please give an example for the accounting standards or the codes of conduct.

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Jun 17th, 2015

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hypothetical imperatives have the form of If...then
categorical imperatives do not

For example:
hypothetical imperative: If you want to get there quickly, you ought not to walk but to take taxi.
categorical imperative: you should not walk. you ought to take a taxi.
Is "you should love your neighbor as yourself" from the Bible a categorical imperative?

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Jun 17th, 2015

Can you add more clarification on the differences? I need more information than that.

Jun 17th, 2015

By distinguishing the difference between categorical and hypothetical imperatives, Kant’s argues that categorical imperatives apply moral conduct in relation to performing one’s duty within the contents of good will. According to Kant, the representation of an objective principle insofar as it necessitates the will is called a command which formulates the notion of an imperative . Imperatives are simply a formula of a reason. It determines the will of the action. Imperatives can be expressed in terms of what ought to do. For example, take the command “Sit Down!” Kant expresses this command as an imperative by stating, “You ought to sit down!” All imperatives are formulated by doing an action

Jun 17th, 2015

Who is Kant? Is there a reference?

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