A categorical imperative would be one which represented an action as objectively necessary in itself, without reference to any other purpose.
More Quotes from Immanuel Kant:Nothing is divine but what is agreeable to reason.
Intuition and concepts constitute... the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them, nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
To be is to do.
Imagination is a powerful agent for creating, as it were, a second nature out of the material supplied to it by actual nature.
Always recognize that human individuals are ends, and do not use them as means to your end.
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