Definition of moral philosophy in English:

moral philosophy

Syllabification: mor·al phi·los·o·phy

noun

  • The branch of philosophy concerned with ethics.
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    • It is moral philosophy that ‘makes philosophers, and purifying their understanding, makes them capable of considering the wonders of nature’.
    • In Kant's enormously influential moral philosophy, autonomy, or freedom from the causal determinism of nature, became prominent in justifying the human use of animals.
    • Kant's moral philosophy emerges from the amalgamation of the idea of transcendental freedom with that of an imperative of reason.

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