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Moral Psychology

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PHIL 2550 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Moral Authority
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February 7, 2018 Anger. Moral arguments Theory- based; issue; cant expect agreement based on the theories. Value- based; try to appeal to values that everyone shares. - Intrinsic; moral disagreement (autonomy) ...

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PHIL 2550
Joshua Shepard
PHIL 2550 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Moral Reasoning, Moral Authority, David Hume
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February 5, 2018 Moral emotions. Altruism. Moral reasoning. Quiz on Wednesday No class next Monday, but class on Wednesday Moral emotions; Some moral theorists want you to act on some abstract sense of whats right ...

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Joshua Shepard
PHIL 2550 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Jonathan Haidt
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January 22, 2018 Moral vs conventional norms Moral; hold independent of any authority, universally applicable, justified to appeal to harm done to others, their rights, violations are very serious. Conventional; autho...

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PHIL 2550
Joshua Shepard
PHIL 2550 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Susan Fiske, Empathic Concern, Psychopathy
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January 24, 2018 Utilitarianism; two key ideas; 1) Instrumental harm- it is truly necessary (morally) to harm some in cases where that would help a greater number. 2) Impartial beneficence- we should help o...

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PHIL 2550
Joshua Shepard
PHIL 2550 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Cognitive Psychology
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January 29, 2018 Moral motivation: Philosophy of action; kinds of things agents are What kind of actions are worthy What is an action? [example; standing up/sitting down (involves conscious decisions), jumping jack...

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PHIL 2550
Joshua Shepard
PHIL 2550 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Moral Psychology, Deontological Ethics, Construals
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Week 1, January 10, 2018 What is moral psychology? Question about moral beliefs Ex. Why is killing someone usually wrong? Or why is punching a random stranger wrong? Produces harm, established that these actions are alrea...

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PHIL 2550
Joshua Shepard
PHIL 2550 Lecture 1: Week 1, January 8
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Week 1; January 8, 2018 If you tell someone from the USA that you live in Canada, they will want to talk about the weather. As though the cold is the worlds most fascinating topic. The moral psychology handbook; not super ...

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PHIL 2550
Joshua Shepard
PHIL 2550 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Trolley Problem, Moral Realism, Inequity Aversion
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January 15, 2018 Greene: a fast, intuitive system that responds to personally relevant threats and emotionally resonant issues. And a slower (more rational?) system that is able to work through connections between things, ...

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PHIL 2550
Joshua Shepard
PHIL 2550 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Inequity Aversion, Replication Crisis, Social Emotions
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January 17, 2018 Quiz covers last Wednesday and this Monday (10 minutes to take, closes at midnight) Evolution of morality Some specific component of moral thought or behavior evolved (showing this is quite difficult) Co...

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PHIL 2550
Joshua Shepard
PHIL 2550 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Consequentialism, Ethics, Baruch Spinoza

Moral Psych. Notes from Reading Act consequentialism is the claim that an act is morally right if and only if that act maximizes the good, that is, if and only if the total amount of good for all minus the...

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PHIL 2550
Joshn Shepard
PHIL 2550 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: John Stuart Mill, Jeremy Bentham, Consequentialism

Consequentialism Intro to Moral Philosophy normative theories vs. descriptive theories moral philosophy is about normative theories help us reach moral judgments (normative judgments) normative judgments are motivating jud...

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PHIL 2550
Jason Millar
PHIL 2550 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Moral Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Moral Agency
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Well-Being Well-Being Relevance to Moral Psychology? - Attached to ethics and happiness - Right vs wrong What is Well-Being? - An empirical phenomenon that we can measure  If we say we can feel i...

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PHIL 2550
Jason Millar
PHIL 2550 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Milgram Experiment, Machine Learning, Practical Reason
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Character II - Application of character as an analytic tool to help us frame questions about the ethics of artificial intelligence Recall: - The virtue ethics position maintains a central focus on practical reas...

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PHIL 2550
Jason Millar
PHIL 2550 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Cognitive Load, Psych
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Moral Intuitions - “It’s hard to imagine any way to develop a moral theory without relying on moral intuitions at all” (246) • The premises of moral intuitions are seen throughout the 3 basic perspectives seen...

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PHIL 2550
Jason Millar
PHIL 2550 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Cognitive Load, Psych
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Moral Intuitions - “It’s hard to imagine any way to develop a moral theory without relying on moral intuitions at all” (246) • The premises of moral intuitions are seen throughout the 3 basic perspectives seen...

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PHIL 2550
Jason Millar
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Dualism (Philosophy Of Mind), Ethical Egoism, Noumenon

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM PPhilosophy METAPHYSICS I: UNIVERSALS ...

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