Moral Psychology: Historical and Contemporary Readings by Thomas Nadelhoffer

Moral Psychology: Historical and Contemporary Readings is the first book to bring together the most significant contemporary and historical works on the topic from both philosophy and psychology.

  • Provides a comprehensive introduction to moral psychology, which is the study of psychological mechanisms and processes underlying ethics and morality

  • Unique in bringing together contemporary texts by philosophers, psychologists and other cognitive scientists with foundational works from both philosophy and psychology

  • Approaches moral psychology from an empirically informed perspective

  • Explores a wide range of topics from passion and altruism to virtue and responsibility

  • Editorial introductions to each section explain the background of and connections between the selections