1. Human beings are morally autonomous, authors of their own morality.
3. The categorical imperative provides a deontological structure which enables the individual to decide for themselves the specific moral content.
1. Acting out of a sense of ‘duty for duty's sake' is cold and impersonal.
2. Duty, without guidance from human benevolence and sympathy, can lead to rigid moral fanaticism.
3. Implications of Kant's emphasis on reason...the loss of the human spirit?
5. Kant is Speciesist.