Towards a new paradigm of moral personhood

@inproceedings{Frimer2008TowardsAN,
  title={Towards a new paradigm of moral personhood},
  author={Jeremy A. Frimer and Lawrence Walker},
  year={2008}
}
Moral psychology is between paradigms. Kohlberg’s model of moral rationality has proved inadequate in explaining action; yet its augmentation—moral personality—awaits empirical embodiment. This article addresses some critical issues in developing a comprehensive empirical paradigm of moral personhood. Is a first-person or a third-person definition of moral behaviour more appropriate? Is operative moral judgement better understood as deliberative or intuitive? What is the essential nature of the… CONTINUE READING

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