Abstract
Contemporary moral psychology has been enormously enriched by recent theoretical developments and empirical findings in evolutionary biology, cognitive psychology and neuroscience, and social psychology and psychopathology. Yet despite the fact that some theorists have developed specifically “social heuristic” (Gigerenzer, 2008) and “social intuitionist” (Haidt, 2007) theories of moral judgment and behavior, and despite regular appeals to the findings of experimental social psychology, contemporary moral psychology has largely neglected the social dimensions of moral judgment and behavior. I provide a brief sketch of these dimensions, and consider the implications for contemporary theory and research in moral psychology
Keywords psychological reality  moral psychology  social attitudes and behaviour
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1111/j.1468-5914.2011.00472.x
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 64,262
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

The Principles of Psychology.William James - 1890 - London, England: Dover Publications.

View all 48 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Making Sense of the Self: An Integrative Framework for Moral Agency.Udo Pesch - 2020 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 50 (1):119-130.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Analytics

Added to PP index
2011-06-25

Total views
107 ( #102,082 of 2,455,781 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #449,201 of 2,455,781 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes