Deciding versus Reacting: Conceptions of Moral Judgment and the Reason-Affect Debate

@article{Monin2007DecidingVR,
  title={Deciding versus Reacting: Conceptions of Moral Judgment and the Reason-Affect Debate},
  author={B. Monin and David A. Pizarro and J. Beer},
  journal={Review of General Psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={11},
  pages={111 - 99}
}
  • B. Monin, David A. Pizarro, J. Beer
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology
  • Review of General Psychology
  • Recent approaches to moral judgment have typically pitted emotion against reason. In an effort to move beyond this debate, we propose that authors presenting diverging models are considering quite different prototypical situations: those focusing on the resolution of complex dilemmas conclude that morality involves sophisticated reasoning, whereas those studying reactions to shocking moral violations find that morality involves quick, affect-laden processes. We articulate these diverging… CONTINUE READING
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