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24.120 Moral Psychology, Fall 2005

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Show simple item record Holton, Richard, 1962- en_US
dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2005 en_US 2005-12
dc.identifier 24.120-Fall2005
dc.identifier local: 24.120
dc.identifier local: 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_US
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dc.subject action en_US
dc.subject motivation en_US
dc.subject social psychology en_US
dc.subject sociology en_US
dc.subject beleif en_US
dc.subject desire en_US
dc.subject moral motivation en_US
dc.subject sympathy en_US
dc.subject empathy en_US
dc.subject intention en_US
dc.subject will en_US
dc.subject addiction en_US
dc.subject resolution en_US
dc.subject rationality en_US
dc.subject identification en_US
dc.subject autonomy en_US
dc.title 24.120 Moral Psychology, Fall 2005 en_US
dc.title.alternative Moral Psychology en_US

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