Identity, Character, and Morality: Essays in Moral Psychology by Owen FlanaganIdentity, Character, and Morality: Essays in Moral Psychology by Owen Flanagan

Identity, Character, and Morality: Essays in Moral Psychology

EditorOwen Flanagan, Amélie Oksenberg Rorty

Paperback | August 26, 1993

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Many philosophers believe that normative ethics is in principle independent of psychology. By contrast, the authors of these essays explore the interconnections between psychology and moral theory. They investigate the psychological constraints on realizable ethical ideals and articulate the psychological assumptions behind traditional ethics. They also examine the ways in which the basic architecture of the mind, core emotions, patterns of individual development, social psychology, and the limits on human capacities for rational deliberation affect morality.

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Owen Flanagan is James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy at Duke University. He is the author of Consciousness Reconsidered and The Really Hard Problem: Meaning in a Material World, both published by the MIT Press, and other books.

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Title:Identity, Character, and Morality: Essays in Moral PsychologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:504 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.2 inPublished:August 26, 1993Publisher:The MIT Press

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ISBN - 10:0262560747

ISBN - 13:9780262560740

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