The Moral Psychology Handbook

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-08-06
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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The Moral Psychology Handbookoffers 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.

Author Biography

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

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviationsp. vii
Contributorsp. viii
Introductionp. 1
Evolution of Moralityp. 3
Multi-system Moral Psychologyp. 47
Moral Motivationp. 72
Moral Emotionsp. 111
Altruismp. 147
Moral Reasoningp. 206
Moral Intuitionsp. 246
Linguistics and Moral Theoryp. 273
Rulesp. 297
Responsibilityp. 321
Characterp. 355
Well-Beingp. 402
Race and Racial Cognitionp. 433
Acknowledgmentsp. 473
Index of Namesp. 475
General Indexp. 485
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