Gone Baby Gone" and "Sleepers", assignment help

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watch the films "Gone Baby Gone" and "Sleepers". Pick one and judge the main FINAL action as moral or immoral. Support your position by applying Kant's moral philosophy.

Minimum 3 sources *Not applying Kant's Categorical Imperative results in an automatic F. Nature of the Concept 1. The first premise is that a person acts morally if his or her conduct would, without condition, be the "right" conduct for any person in similar circumstances (the "First Maxim"). 2. The second premise is that conduct is "right" if it treats others/yourself as ends in themselves/yourself and not as means to an end (the "Second Maxim"). 3. The conclusion is that a person acts morally when he or she acts as if his or her conduct was establishing a universal law governing others in similar circumstances (the "Third Maxim")

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28 July 2016

Introduction
When deciding on the morality or immorality of a particular situation, one
encounters a decisive divide in which there will always be another side to the coin.
Some may say that killing killers is moral, while others argue that killing for the
sake of killing is still killing. Often, some of the most famous works will leave the
viewer in a moral quandary. Few films illustrate this better than Gone Baby Gone.
By ending on the ultimate question of whether it was morally acceptable to send
Amanda home to her true mother instead of leaving her with her apparently better
life, the film is a written exploration of Kant’s moral philosophy.
Maxim One
First, Kant’s theory requires that a truly moral action would be considered to
be moral by anyone who encounters a similar situation (P...


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