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Moral Imagination: Implications of Cognitive Science for Ethics

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Moral Imagination: Implications of Cognitive Science for Ethics
Mark Johnson
Type: eBook
Released: 1993
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Page Count: 299
Format: djvu
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0226401685
ISBN-13: 9780226401683
Using path-breaking discoveries of cognitive science, Mark Johnson argues that humans are fundamentally imaginative moral animals, challenging the view that morality is simply a system of universal laws dictated by reason.Moral Imagination: Implications of ... Textbook According to the Western moral tradition, we make ethical decisions by applying universal laws to concrete situations. But Johnson shows how research in cognitive science undermines this view and reveals that imagination has an essential role in ethical deliberation. Expanding his innovative studies of human reason in Metaphors We Live By and The Body in the Mind, Johnson provides the tools for more practical, realistic, and constructive moral reflection.

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