Intuitive ethics: how innately prepared intuitions generate culturally variable virtues

@article{Haidt2004IntuitiveEH,
  title={Intuitive ethics: how innately prepared intuitions generate culturally variable virtues},
  author={Jonathan Haidt and Craig Joseph},
  journal={Daedalus},
  year={2004},
  volume={133},
  pages={55-66}
}
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