more from Immanuel Kant

Single Idea 3711

[catalogued under 23. Ethics / D. Deontological Ethics / 6. Motivation for Duty]

Full Idea

A good will seems to constitute the indispensable condition of our very worthiness to be happy.

Gist of Idea

Only a good will makes us worthy of happiness


Immanuel Kant (Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals [1785], 393.2)

Book Reference

Kant,Immanuel: 'The Moral Law (Groundwork of Morals)', ed/tr. Paton,H.J. [Hutchinson 1948], p.59