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Is morality a gadget? nature, nurture and culture in moral development

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Research on ‘moral learning’ examines the roles of domain-general processes, such as Bayesian inference and reinforcement learning, in the development of moral beliefs and values. Alert to the power of these processes, and equipped with both the analytic resources of philosophy and the empirical methods of psychology, ‘moral learners’ are ideally placed to discover the contributions of nature, nurture and culture to moral development. However, I argue that to achieve these objectives research...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s11229-019-02348-w

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Synthese Journal website
Publication date:
2019-10-11
Acceptance date:
2019-07-26
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1573-0964
ISSN:
0039-7857
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pubs:1034921
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uuid:0fac577a-07d8-4136-b98d-2183082da8dd
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1034921
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