Ethical normativity and personal responsibility [2/4]: the moral values - 25 words to speak an ethical language
25 words for an ethical language
reading St. John Paul II's writings.
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Ethical normativity and personal responsibility [2/4]: the moral values

[preamble in moral duty]
The person may be sensitive to moral values, to be accepted and respected out of honesty, that is dignity, corresponding to it by nature and consistently with its end.
According to Kant, instead, the order of purpose is matched only by hypothetical rules; while the ethical norm is categorical and makes the moral value absolute, the norm of morality would reflect the absolute with disinterest for its value.
However, man may tend to realize his dignity out of his own interest, so Scheler senses that the value is to be related to honesty, to a dignity realized through deeds and preserved by inferior and excluded values.
The imperative affects the will, so that it rejects evil and it wants and decides for good; that is the field of moral responsibility, fundamental to the goodness of the person, who is the subject of the morality deciding the norm.
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