Making Moral Judgments: Psychological Perspectives on Morality, Ethics, and Decision-Making

Author:   Donelson Forsyth
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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9780367370831


Pages:   200
Publication Date:   04 November 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Making Moral Judgments: Psychological Perspectives on Morality, Ethics, and Decision-Making


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This fascinating new book examines diversity in moral judgements, drawing on recent work in social, personality, and evolutionary psychology, reviewing the factors that influence the moral judgments people make. Why do reasonable people so often disagree when drawing distinctions between what is morally right and wrong? Even when individuals agree in their moral pronouncements, they may employ different standards, different comparative processes, or entirely disparate criteria in their judgments. Examining the sources of this variety, the author expertly explores morality using ethics position theory, alongside other theoretical perspectives in moral psychology, and shows how it can relate to contemporary social issues from abortion to premarital sex to human rights. Also featuring a chapter on applied contexts, using the theory of ethics positions to gain insights into the moral choices and actions of individuals, groups, and organizations in educational, research, political, medical, and business settings, the book offers answers that apply across individuals, communities, and cultures. Investigating the relationship between people's personal moral philosophies and their ethical thoughts, emotions, and actions, this is fascinating reading for students and academics from psychology and philosophy and anyone interested in morality and ethics.

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Author:   Donelson Forsyth
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Weight:   0.386kg
ISBN:  

9780367370831


ISBN 10:   0367370832
Pages:   200
Publication Date:   04 November 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  General/trade ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Donelson R. Forsyth is a social and personality psychologist who studies groups, leadership, ethical thought, and the psychological bases of teaching and learning. He is a professor at the University of Richmond, US, where he holds the Colonel Leo K. and Gaylee Thorsness Endowed Chair in Ethical Leadership. He has authored or edited ten books (including Group Dynamics, now in its seventh edition) and over 140 chapters and articles on ethics, groups, and related topics. He was recognized as the Outstanding Group Psychologist by the American Psychological Association in 1996, and received the State of Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award in 2002.

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