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Author Mikhail, John M., 1969-

Title Elements of moral cognition : Rawls' linguistic analogy and the cognitive science of moral and legal judgment / John Mikhail.

Published Cambridge [UK] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  170 MIKH    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxiii, 406 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-391) and index.
Contents The question presented -- A new framework for the theory of moral cognition -- The basic elements of Rawls' linguistic analogy -- The problem of descriptive adequacy -- The moral grammar hypothesis -- Moral grammar and intuitive jurisprudence : a formal model -- R. M. Hare, Peter Singer, and the distinction between empirical and normative adequacy -- Thomas Nagel and the competence-performance distinction -- Ronald Dworkin and the distinction between i-morality and e-morality -- Toward a universal moral grammar.
Subject Rawls, John, 1921-2002. Theory of justice.
Chomsky, Noam.
Language and ethics.
Generative grammar.
ISBN 9780521855785 (hbk.)
0521855780 (hbk.)