Elements of Moral Cognition: Volume 1, Analogy Number One, Part 2, Number One - Part Two (BOK)

John Mikhail

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Is the science of moral cognition usefully modelled on aspects of Universal Grammar? Are human beings born with an innate 'moral grammar' that causes them to analyse human action in terms of its moral structure, with just as little awareness as they analyse human speech in terms of its grammatical structure? Questions like these have been at the forefront of moral psychology ever since John Mikhail revived them in his influential work on the linguistic analogy and its implications for jurisprudence and moral theory. In this seminal book, Mikhail offers a careful and sustained analysis of the moral grammar hypothesis, showing how some of John Rawls' original ideas about the linguistic analogy, together with famous thought experiments like the trolley problem, can be used to improve our understanding of moral and legal judgement.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter John Mikhail
Forlag
Cambridge Univ Ed
ISBN 9780521855785
Antall sider 430 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 3,4cm
Vekt 700 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Ethics & moral philosophy, Philosophy: logic