When Morality Opposes Justice: Conservatives Have Moral Intuitions that Liberals may not Recognize

  title={When Morality Opposes Justice: Conservatives Have Moral Intuitions that Liberals may not Recognize},
  author={Jonathan Haidt and Jesse Graham},
  journal={Social Justice Research},
  • J. Haidt, J. Graham
  • Published 14 April 2007
  • Psychology, Philosophy
  • Social Justice Research
Researchers in moral psychology and social justice have agreed that morality is about matters of harm, rights, and justice. On this definition of morality, conservative opposition to social justice programs appears to be immoral, and has been explained as a product of various non-moral processes such as system justification or social dominance orientation. In this article we argue that, from an anthropological perspective, the moral domain is usually much broader, encompassing many more aspects… 

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