Moral Psychology: A Multidisciplinary Guide

Ebook Details

Authors

Benjamin G. Voyer, Tor Tarantola

Year 2017
Pages 167
Publisher Springer
Language en
ISBN 9783319618470
File Size 2.78 MB
File Format PDF , EPUB
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Ebook Description

This fascinating and timely volume explores current thinking on vital topics in moral psychology, spanning the diverse disciplines that contribute to the field. Academics from cognitive science, evolutionary biology, anthropology, philosophy, and political science address ongoing and emerging questions aimed at understanding the thought processes and behaviors that underlie our moral codes―and our transgressions. Cross-cutting themes speak to individual, interpersonal, and collective morality in such areas as the development of ethical behavior, responses to violations of rules, moral judgments in the larger discourse, and universal versus specific norms. This wide-angle perspective also highlights the implications of moral psychology research for policy and justice, with cogent viewpoints from: