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Christen, Markus

Empirically Informed Ethics: Morality between Facts and Norms

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Table of contents

Part I. What Is Empirically Informed Ethics?

1. Outlining the Field – A Research Program for Empirically Informed Ethics
Markus Christen, Mark Alfano

2. What Kind of Ethics? – How Understanding the Field Affects the Role of Empirical Research on Morality for Ethics
Johannes Fischer

3. Moral Behavior and Moral Sentiments – On the Natural Basis for Moral Values
Adriano Naves Brito

Part II. Investigating Origins of Morality

4. Morality as a Biological Adaptation – An Evolutionary Model Based on the Lifestyle of Human Foragers
Carel Schaik, Judith M. Burkart, Adrian V. Jaeggi, Claudia Rudolf Rohr

5. Precursors of Morality – Evidence for Moral Behaviors in Non-human Primates
Sarah F. Brosnan

6. Where Do Morals Come From? – A Plea for a Cultural Approach
Jesse J. Prinz

Part III. Assessing the Moral Agent

7. Moral Intelligence – A Framework for Understanding Moral Competences
Carmen Tanner, Markus Christen

8. Moral Brains – Possibilities and Limits of the Neuroscience of Ethics
Kristin Prehn, Hauke R. Heekeren

9. Using Experiments in Ethics – Ethical Conservatism and the Psychology of Moral Luck
Shaun Nichols, Mark Timmons, Theresa Lopez

Part IV. Justifications Between Rational Reflections and Intuitions

10. Intuitions in Moral Reasoning – Normative Empirical Reflective Equilibrium as a Model for Substantial Justification of Moral Claims
Ghislaine J. M. W. Thiel, Johannes J. M. Delden

11. Moral Expertise – The Role of Expert Judgments and Expert Intuitions in the Construction of (Local) Ethical Theories
Bert Musschenga

12. Social Variability in Moral Judgments – Analyzing the Justification of Actions Using the Prescriptive Attribution Concept
Erich H. Witte, Tobias Gollan

Part V. Practicing Ethics in the Real World

13. Becoming a Moral Person – Moral Development and Moral Character Education as a Result of Social Interactions
Darcia Narvaez, Daniel Lapsley

14. Ethical Leadership – How to Integrate Empirical and Ethical Aspects for Promoting Moral Decision Making in Business Practice
Markus Huppenbauer, Carmen Tanner

15. The Empirical Turn in Bioethics – From Boundary Work to a Context-Sensitive, Transdisciplinary Field of Inquiry
Tanja Krones

Part VI. Critical Postscript

16. Ethics and Empirical Psychology – Critical Remarks to Empirically Informed Ethics
Antti Kauppinen

Keywords: Philosophy, Ethics, Biological Psychology, Philosophy of Biology, Community and Environmental Psychology

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2014
Series
Library of Ethics and Applied Philosophy
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319013695

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