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Single Idea 3712

[catalogued under 22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 1. Goodness / g. Consequentialism]

Full Idea

A good will is not good because of what it effects or accomplishes

Gist of Idea

A good will is not good because of what it achieves

Source

Immanuel Kant (Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals [1785], 394.3)

Book Reference

Kant,Immanuel: 'The Moral Law (Groundwork of Morals)', ed/tr. Paton,H.J. [Hutchinson 1948], p.60