Moral Judgments

Some articles on moral judgments, moral judgment, moral:

Animal Rights Activists - Philosophical and Legal Approaches - Critics - Carl Cohen
... Only in a community of beings capable of self-restricting moral judgments can the concept of a right be correctly invoked." Cohen rejects Singer's argument that, since a brain-damaged ... Cohen writes that the test for moral judgment "is not a test to be administered to humans one by one," but should be applied to the capacity of members of the ...
Michael A. Smith - Work - The Moral Problem
... In The Moral Problem Smith diagnoses a longstanding tension between the apparent objectivity and practicality of moral judgments ... The idea of moral objectivity is that "it is a distinctive feature of engaging in moral practice that the participants are concerned to get the answers to moral questions right." (1994 p. 5) Moral judgments are thought to be practical because they are thought to motivate those who accept them ...
Disgusted - Disgust and Morality
... physical contaminants, it has since been expanded to apply to moral and social moral contaminants as well ... Jones Fitness (2008) coined the term "moral hypervigilance" to describe the phenomenon that individuals who are prone to physical disgust will also be prone to moral disgust ... The link between physical disgust and moral disgust in the United States can especially be seen in the fact that our culture often refers to criminals as "slime" and criminal activity as "stinking" or being "fishy" ...

Famous quotes containing the words judgments and/or moral:

    I hope I may claim in the present work to have made it probable that the laws of arithmetic are analytic judgments and consequently a priori. Arithmetic thus becomes simply a development of logic, and every proposition of arithmetic a law of logic, albeit a derivative one. To apply arithmetic in the physical sciences is to bring logic to bear on observed facts; calculation becomes deduction.
    Gottlob Frege (1848–1925)

    The moral is that it is probably better not to sin at all, but if
    some kind of sin you must be pursuing,
    Well, remember to do it by doing rather than by not doing.
    Ogden Nash (1902–1971)