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  • The Social Dynamics and Durability of Moral Boundaries (2009)

    Keith R. Brown Moral boundaries are often conceptualized as an expression of an individual's identity or belief system. However, social forces greatly influence how and when consumers activate moral boundaries. Utilizing a dramaturgical perspective, this article shows that the activation of moral...
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  • Moral Apes, Human Uniqueness, and the Image of God (2009)

    By Oliver Putz Recent advances in evolutionary biology and ethology suggest that humans are not the only species capable of empathy and possibly morality, suggesting that the concept of the imago Dei could be extended to accommodate moral species other than our own. Read the article . Image from Flickr...
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  • Transforming "Apathy Into Movement":The Role of Prosocial Emotions in Motivating Action for Social Change (2009)

    By Emma F. Thomas, Craig McGarty, Kenneth I. Mavor This article explores the synergies between recent developments in the social identity of helping, and advantaged groups’ prosocial emotion. The authors review the literature on the potential of guilt, sympathy, and outrage to transform advantaged groups...
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  • How Ethical Theory Can Improve Practice: Lessons from Abu Ghraib (2009)

    Nancy E. Snow Abuses at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq confront us with the question of how seemingly ordinary soldiers could have perpetrated harms against prisoners. In this essay I argue that a Stoic approach to the virtues can provide a bulwark against the social and personal forces that can lead to abusive...
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  • Responsibility and the Brain Sciences (2009)

    Felipe De Brigard, Eric Mandelbaum, David Ripley Some theorists think that the more we get to know about the neural underpinnings of our behaviors, the less likely we will be to hold people responsible for their actions. This intuition has driven some to suspect that as neuroscience gains insight into...
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  • Moral Testimony and Moral Epistomology (2009)

    Alison Hill I am going to defend pessimism about moral testimony; that is, I am going to argue that there are circumstances in which you have no reason to trust moral testimony (in fact, you have reason not to put your trust in it), even if your interlocutor is reliable and trustworthy regarding the...
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  • What’s in a name? Subliminally activating trusting behavior (2009)

    Li Huang , J. Keith Murnighan Because the choice to trust is inherently risky, people naturally assess others’ trustworthiness before they engage in trusting actions. The research reported here suggests that the trust development process may start before the conscious assessment of trustworthiness, via...
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  • The Experience of Agency: Feelings, Judgments, and Responsibility (2009)

    By Patrick Haggard and Manos Tsakiris "The experience of agency refers to the experience of being in control both of one's own actions and, through them, of events in the external world. Recent experimental studies have investigated how people recognise a particular event as being caused by...
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  • The effect of moral intensity on ethical decision making in accounting (2009)

    By Yang, Hui-Ling; Wu, Wei-Pang "The purpose of this study was to examine the dimensionality of a moral intensity construct in four ethical accounting scenarios and how the dimensions directly affect the specific processes of moral decision making of accounting students. A survey was conducted with...
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  • Goodness, Values, Reasons (2009)

    By Lund University, Kungshuset, Lundagård "Contemporary value theory has been characterized by a renewed interest in the analysis of concepts like “good” or “valuable”, the most prominent pattern of analysis in recent years being the socalled buck-passing or fitting-attitude analysis which reduces...
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