Morality is not properly the doctrine [of] how we should make ourselves happy, but how we should make ourselves worthy of happiness.

Immanuel Kant
Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) German philosopher
Critique of Practical Reason, 1.2.2.5 (1768) [tr. Abbott (1873)]
Added on 7-Jan-13 | Last updated 9-Jan-13
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3 Responses to Critique of Practical Reason, 1.2.2.5 (1768) [tr. Abbott (1873)]

  1. David Newman says:

    I think you need to insert “make” between “ourselves” and “happy”. At least, that’s how the Guttenberg online version of the Abbott translation goes.

  2. David Newman says:

    errr, oops. “Make should go between “should” and “ourselves”.

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