Will the Real Moral Judgment Please Stand Up?

@article{Kennett2009WillTR,
  title={Will the Real Moral Judgment Please Stand Up?},
  author={Jeanette Kennett and Cordelia Fine},
  journal={Ethical Theory and Moral Practice},
  year={2009},
  volume={12},
  pages={77-96}
}
  • J. Kennett, C. Fine
  • Published 1 February 2009
  • Psychology
  • Ethical Theory and Moral Practice
The recent, influential Social Intuitionist Model of moral judgment (Haidt, Psychological Review 108, 814–834, 2001) proposes a primary role for fast, automatic and affectively charged moral intuitions in the formation of moral judgments. Haidt’s research challenges our normative conception of ourselves as agents capable of grasping and responding to reasons. We argue that there can be no ‘real’ moral judgments in the absence of a capacity for reflective shaping and endorsement of moral… 

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