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In general, the principle of vacuous truth can be stated as: A => [~A => B] for any logical propositions A and B Here is the truth table: Following is a formal proof using a form of natural deduction. It uses the principles of conditional proof (lines 7-8), proof by contradiction (line 5) and the elimination of double negation (line 6): In your ...


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Short answer Gesinnungsethik is basically a caricature of Kantian deontological ethics or - which he puts on the same level - religious (here: Christian) fanatism or ethical absolutism. The line between Gesinnungsethik (ethics of conviction) and Verantwortungsethik (ethics of responsibility) are almost exactly corresponding to what is called deontological vs....


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Wikipedia had this article on it: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultimate_end The ultimate end is a concept in the moral philosophy of Max Weber, in which individuals act in a faithful, rather than rational, manner. "We must be clear about the fact that all ethically oriented conduct may be guided by one of two fundamentally differing and ...


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