Watch the films “Gone Baby Gone” and “Sleepers”. Pick one and judge the main action: Was it moral or immoral? In “Gone Baby Gone” judge either Kenzie’s or Doyle’s final action. In “Sleepers” judge Father Bobby’s final action. Support your position by applying Kant’s moral philosophy. 500 words minimum MLA format Due on December 5th Minimum 3 sources from LIRN *Not applying Kant’s Categorical Imperative results in an automatic F. Nature of the Concept 1. The first premise is that a person acts morally if his or her conduct would, without condition, be the “right” conduct for any person in similar circumstances (the “First Maxim”). 2. The second premise is that conduct is “right” if it treats others/yourself as ends in themselves/yourself and not as means to an end (the “Second Maxim”). 3. The conclusion is that a person acts morally when he or she acts as if his or her conduct was establishing a universal law governing others in similar circumstances (the “Third Maxim
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