practical imperative


(in Kantian ethics) the dictum that one should treat oneself and all humanity as an end and never as a means.

Nearby words

  1. practicability,
  2. practicable,
  3. practical,
  4. practical art,
  5. practical effect,
  6. practical joke,
  7. practical nurse,
  8. practical reason,
  9. practicalism,
  10. practicality Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019