Moral Motivation and Society

  title={Moral Motivation and Society},
  author={Augusto Blasi},
  • Augusto Blasi
  • Published 2001
  • Political Science
  • In this paper I focus on the motivational aspects of moralization. It is widely acknowledged that mature morality includes several characteristics: there must be appropriation of moral beliefs and personal investment in moral values; the capacity to control one’s impulses and to subordinate one’s egocentric desires to one’s moral values; the ability to feel personally responsible for complying with one’s moral evaluations and individually accountable for not doing so; the tendency to experience… CONTINUE READING

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