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Moral Minds: Summary and Critique

Marc D. Hauser, Moral Minds: How Nature Designed Our Universal Sense of Right and Wrong (New York: HarperCollins, 2006).   [Thesis.  “[W]e evolved a moral instinct, a capacity that naturally grows within each child, designed to generate rapid judgments about what is morally … Continue reading

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Linguistic Background to Moral Minds

Moral Minds by Marc Hauser General Linguistics Perspective Scientific linguistics seeks to describe and explain our language behavior. It is distinct from prescriptive linguistics, which attempts to say how we should use our language. Marc Hauser wants to develop a … Continue reading

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November Selection: Moral Minds by Marc D Hauser

At our November meeting we will discuss the following book suggested by Richard Smaby: Marc D Hauser, Moral Minds: How Nature Designed our Universal Sense of Right and Wrong, originally published in hardcover by HarperCollins, 2006.

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