Kant-Studien 112 (2):299-304 (2021)

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Samuel J. M. Kahn
Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis
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My goal in this piece is to show that there is a problem lurking in the shadows of recent attempts to derive positive duties from Kant’s so-called universalizability tests and, further, to show that the most obvious way of fixing these attempts renders them unable to fulfill their function. I shall begin by motivating and explaining such an attempt.
Keywords universalizability tests  Formula of Universal Law  Formula of a Law of Nature  positive duties  Kant's ethics  Kantian ethics  obligation
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