from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. In the ethical system of Immanuel Kant, an unconditional moral law that applies to all rational beings and is independent of any personal motive or desire.
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- n. A fundamental ethical principle intended as a guide for determining whether any contemplated action is morally right, developed by Immanuel Kant (1724-1804).
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- n. the moral principle that behavior should be determined by duty
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