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Deontology I

1. How does Kant define a “good will,” and why is it so important to his moral philosophy? (200 words)

2. Give an example from your own life, the news, movies/t.v. or simply create a fictional example, which illustrates a person acting “in conformity with duty but not [acting] from duty.” Hint: First you will need to give an example of a duty, then explain how the subject is acting in conformity with that duty but not from that duty. Example: {Duty} Killing is wrong. {Example} I didn’t kill that guy who cut me off on the freeway because I would go to jail, not because killing is wrong. (200 words)