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Procedural moral enhancement

Abstract:

While philosophers are often concerned with the conditions for moral knowledge or justification, in practice something arguably less demanding is just as, if not more, important – reliably making correct moral judgments. Judges and juries should hand down fair sentences, government officials should decide on just laws, members of ethics committees should make sound recommendations, and so on. We want such agents, more often than not and as often as possible, to make the right decisions. The p...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s12152-016-9258-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Philosophy Faculty
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands Publisher's website
Journal:
Neuroethics Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
73–84
Publication date:
2016-04-20
Acceptance date:
2016-04-06
DOI:
EISSN:
1874-5504
ISSN:
1874-549
URN:
uuid:4f17665f-458e-4643-824b-fd72820a176a
Source identifiers:
617737
Local pid:
pubs:617737

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