Categorical-imperative meaning

In the ethical system of Immanuel Kant, an unconditional moral law that applies to all rational beings and is independent of any personal motive or desire.
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The Kantian doctrine that one's behavior should be governed by principles which one would have govern the behavior of all people.
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(ethics) A fundamental ethical principle intended as a guide for determining whether any contemplated action is morally right, developed by Immanuel Kant (1724-1804).
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