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Elements of Moral Cognition: Rawls' Linguistic Analogy and the Cognitive Science of Moral and Legal Judgment

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Is the science of moral cognition usefully modeled on aspects of Universal Grammar? Are human beings born with an innate "moral grammar" that causes them to analyze human action in terms of its moral structure, with just as little awareness as they analyze human speech in terms of its grammatical structure? Questions like these have been at the forefront of moral psycholog ...more
Hardcover, 406 pages
Published June 13th 2011 by Cambridge University Press (first published 2011)
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Joshua Stein
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Mikhail's Elements of Moral Cognition is a major contribution to its region of philosophy; it is careful and well thought out, and provides probably the best exegesis of Rawls since his passing (about a decade before the book's publication). Mikhail is careful to avoid a number of quagmires in the later sections, giving a reading of Rawls as compatible with (and probably sympathetic to) rights based theories instead of pushing a hard-line position for or against such views.

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