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For happiness It is therefore is prudence based on a pleasure-pain calculus; are prudentially wise to the extent to which we direct our lives so as to secure the greatest amount of happiness for ourselves, foolish in so far as we choose only rule we present pleasures blindly and fail to take the future into account. is not the only goal for which we conand our sense of moral obligation can strive, sciously For we are able delibis both genuine and significant. erately to attach supreme value to an objective moral But happiness standard, or, as Kant puts for is its own sake.
This order is for us a 'necessary' or 'causal' order simply because it eludes our voluntary control. The concept of causality then, like that of substance, is but a mental tool which we must employ in apprehending the innumerable series of impressions which constitute our world of natural events. It is obvious that Kant is defining the terms 'object' had conceived Descartes 'objective' in a new way. of reality in radically dualistic fashion. and Thought and him world for of were the spatial wholly indeobjects of somehow one another.
Crete past experiences, for philosophy universal truth. in search of is Kant's problem, accordingly, is to establish the possibility of judgments about reality which are both uni- How, he asks, can we avoid the of a priori analytical judgments on tautology the one hand, the incompleteness and unavoidable deversal and instructive. unfruitful pendence on sense of synthetic a posteriori judgments on the other? In a word, how are synthetic a priori judgments possible? The failure of his predecessors, Kant proceeds, was due mainly to their inability to formulate their basic problem in a manner capable of solution.