practical imperative


noun

(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

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