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24.120 Moral Psychology, Fall 2005

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Show simple item record Holton, Richard, 1962-
dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2005 2010-06-14T05:03:47Z 2010-06-14T05:03:47Z 2005-12
dc.identifier 24.120-Fall2005
dc.identifier.other 24.120
dc.identifier.other IMSCP-MD5-65cc15595d199736709c363449b0d7e0
dc.description.abstract The course is an examination of philosophical theories of action and motivation in the light of empirical findings from social psychology, sociology and neuroscience. Topics include Belief, Desire, and Moral Motivation; Sympathy and Empathy; Intentions and other Committing States; Strength of Will and Weakness of Will; Free Will; Addiction and Compulsion; Guilt, Shame and Regret; Evil; Self-knowledge and Self-deception; Virtues and Character Traits. en
dc.language.iso en-US
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dc.subject action en
dc.subject motivation en
dc.subject social psychology en
dc.subject sociology en
dc.subject beleif en
dc.subject desire en
dc.subject moral motivation en
dc.subject sympathy en
dc.subject empathy en
dc.subject intention en
dc.subject will en
dc.subject addiction en
dc.subject resolution en
dc.subject rationality en
dc.subject identification en
dc.subject autonomy en
dc.title 24.120 Moral Psychology, Fall 2005 en
dc.title.alternative Moral Psychology en
dc.audience.educationlevel Undergraduate
dc.subject.cip 380103 en
dc.subject.cip Ethics en
dc.subject.cip 421601 en
dc.subject.cip Social Psychology en

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