Secrets of our conditioning 3

Moral Repair

November 23, 2007

This book examines the ethics and moral psychology of responses to wrongdoing. Explaining the emotional bonds and normative expectations that keep humans responsive to moral standards and responsible to each other, the author uses realistic examples of personal betrayal and political violence to analyse how moral bonds are damaged by serious wrongs.

Who is it for? Psychology/philosophy/ethics students, lecturers and researchers.

Presentation: Interesting scenarios introduce each topic and hold the reader's attention.

Would you recommend it? Absolutely.

Janine Spencer is a developmental psychologist and runs the Centre for Research in Infant Behaviour at Brunel University.

Moral Repair: Reconstructing Moral Relations after Wrongdoing. First Edition

Author - Margaret Urban Walker
Publisher - Cambridge University Press
Pages - 262
Price - £40.00, £15.99 and $22.00 (e-book)
ISBN - 9780521810883, 9256 and 9780511247576 (e-book)

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