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Short for "categorical imperative", Kant's famous term for the foundation of moral philosophy but also applicable more generally, also the name of a small mythical trickster; ie, suggesting the link between "goodness", rigor, etc. and trickery.
"The cat imps of philosophy are constantly shifting."
"This view suggests a new understanding of our cat imp."
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by q335r49 June 18, 2013
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