hypothetical imperative

noun

(esp in the moral philosophy of Kant) any conditional rule of action, concerned with means and ends rather than with duty for its own sakeCompare categorical imperative

Nearby words

  1. hypothesis,
  2. hypothesis testing,
  3. hypothesise,
  4. hypothesize,
  5. hypothetical,
  6. hypothetico-deductive,
  7. hypothetico-deductive method,
  8. hypothrombinemia,
  9. hypothymia,
  10. hypothymic

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