The Moral Psychology Handbook

The Moral Psychology Handbook

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The Moral Psychology Handbook offers a survey of contemporary moral psychology, integrating evidence and argument from philosophy and the human sciences. The chapters cover major issues in moral psychology, including moral reasoning, character, moral emotion, positive psychology, moral rules, the neural correlates of ethical judgment, and the attribution of moral responsibility. Each chapter is a collaborative effort, written jointly by leading researchers
in the field.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 506 pages
  • 162 x 237 x 33mm | 1,026g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0199582149
  • 9780199582143
  • 1,285,515

Table of contents

Introduction ; 1. Evolution of Morality ; 2. Multi-System Moral Psychology ; 3. Moral Motivation ; 4. Moral Emotions ; 5. Altruism ; 6. Moral Reasoning ; 7. Moral Intuitions ; 8. Linguistics and Moral Theory ; 9. Rules ; 10. Responsibility ; 11. Character ; 12. Well-Being ; 13. Race and Racial Cognition
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Its thirteen chapters, penned by a stellar collection of twenty philosophers, psychologists and neuroscientists, offer an outstanding view of the current state of this now-hopping field. Unlike many handbooks, however, this one significantly adds to, and does not simply review, the literature. It is essential reading for anyone interested in moral psychology, and it should probably be read by anyone doing ethics, period. * Dan Haybron, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews *
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About John M. Doris

John M. Doris is Associate Professor in the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program and Philosophy Department, Washington University in St. Louis.
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