groundwork for metaphysics of morals
Categorical imperative-

Kant- lying is immoral, crime to tell a lie to a murderer if the murderer asked if a friend took refuge in the house.
Reductio ad absurdum- reduction of the absurd
—>Reductio ad absurdum is the refutation of a proposition by adopting that proposition and showing it leads to absurd consequences

what good comes from lying?
What bad comes from lying?

Trust is important to Kant, lying damages trust

—> Trust is a duty, it keeps our social fabric together.

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