In your paper you will have to defend your opinion. More specifically, you will
In your paper you will have to defend your opinion. More specifically, you will need to explain exactly why you agree or why you disagree with Kant’s claim. You need to take a side. If you agree with the philosopher, you must explain why you agree, and if you disagree, you will say why you disagree. The main challenge, however,will be to defend your position, that is, to defend your position against a possible and reasonable objection. This means you should think about how someone can disagree with you, and how the opponent can undermine your view in a rational way. This opposing view is called a counterargument. But showing how someone can reasonably disagree with you is not the end of the challenge. In your paper, you should still properly address the objection. So, think about what you will say to the person who disagrees with you; ask yourself how you could convince the opponent that your argument is, in the end, the better one Respond to Kant’s following claim: Such actions (done from self-interest or sympathy and other good emotions) “deserve encouragement but they have no true moral worth.” Your task in the paper is to explain why you agree or why you disagree with Kant’s claim.

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