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  • Conference: Making Men Moral

    In February, Union University in Jackson, TN will host a conference called "Making Men Moral: The Public Square and the Role of Moral Judgment." The dates of the conference are February 25-27, 2009. Speakers at the conference will be professors known for their work in ethics and morality, including...
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PUBLICATIONS
  • 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...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: nick stock
  • 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...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: ajstasic
  • The 'Bush Doctrine' as a hegemonic discourse strategy (2009)

    Mark Rigstad Even if preventive military counter-terrorism may sometimes be ethically justifiable, it remains an open question whether the Bush Doctrine presented a discursively coherent account of the relevant normative conditions. With a view towards answering this question, this article critically...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: nick stock
  • Liberals and conservatives rely on different sets of moral foundations (2009)

    Abstract: How and why do moral judgments vary across the political spectrum? To test moral foundations theory (Haidt & Joseph, 2004; Haidt & Graham, 2007), we developed several ways to measure people’s use of five sets of moral intuitions: Harm/care, Fairness/reciprocity, Ingroup/loyalty, Authority...
    (My publication) Posted by: jgraha25
  • Ideology and intuition in moral education (2008)

    Abstract: We propose that social psychological findings on the intuitive bases of moral judgment have broad implications for moral education. The “five foundations theory of intuitive ethics” is applied to explain a longstanding rift in moral education as an ideological disagreement about which moral...
    (My publication) Posted by: jgraha25
  • Universalism Vs. Relativism: Making Moral Judgments in a Changing, Pluralistic, and Threatening World (2005)

    Has moral relativism run its course? The threat of 9/11, terrorism, reproductive technology, and globalization has forced us to ask anew whether there are universal moral truths upon which to base ethical and political judgments. In this timely edited collection, distinguished scholars present and test...
    (My publication) Posted by: dsbrowni
  • Anthropology as a Moral Science of Possibilities (2005)

    Abstract: In a world of continued and expanding empire, does sociocultural anthropology in itself offer grounds for moral and social criticism? One line in anthropological thought leads to cultural relativism and an awareness that a cloud of alternative possibilites surrounds any moral code. However...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: admin
  • Moral Virtue and the Limits of the Political Community in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics (2004)

    Abstract: The recovery of Aristotle's view of the political community as guardian of the common good and moral educator has fueled a continuing debate about civic education and virtue. In focusing on the relation of virtue to the common good and that of the individual, however, this debate has obscured...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: admin
  • Christian Witness, Moral Anthropology, and the Death Penalty (2003)

    Abstract: In this essay, I consider - in the context of our ongoing debates about capital punishment - the question, "what role ought religious beliefs play in a pluralistic democratic society that often presumes strict boundaries between matters of private faith and political life?" I suggest...
    (My publication) Posted by: rgarnett
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