Book Search:  


Google full text of our books:


Moral Perception
Robert Audi

Book Description | Reviews
Introduction [in PDF format]


Preface vii
Acknowledgments xi

Introduction 1

PART ONE Perception and Moral Knowledge 5

Chapter 1 Perception: Sensory, Conceptual, and Cognitive Dimensions 7

  • I. Major Kinds of Perception 8
  • II. The Phenomenology and Content of Perception 12
  • III. The Basis of Veridical Perception 21

Chapter 2 Moral Perception: Causal, Phenomenological, and Epistemological Elements 30

  • I. The Perception of Right and Wrong 30
  • II. The Representational Character of Moral Perception 38

Chapter 3 Perception as a Direct Source of Moral Knowledge 51

  • I. Perception and Inference 51
  • II. Can Moral Perception Be Naturalized? 55
  • III. Moral Perception as a Basis of Moral Knowledge 58

PART TWO Ethical Intuition, Emotional Sensibility, and Moral Judgment 67

Chapter 4 Perceptual Grounds, Ethical Disagreement, and Moral Intuitions 69

  • I. Does Moral Disagreement Undermine Justification in Ethics? 70
  • II. The Concept of an Intuition 83
  • III. Intuitions as Apprehensions 96

Chapter 5 Moral Perception, Aesthetic Perception, and Intuitive Judgment 103

  • I. The Role of Intuition in Aesthetic Experience 103
  • II. Aesthetic and Moral Properties: Comparison and Contrast 106
  • III. The Rule-Governed Element in Ethics and Aesthetics 109
  • IV. The Reliability of Intuition 112

Chapter 6 Emotion and Intuition as Sources of Moral Judgment 121

  • I. Emotion and Intuition: Interaction and Integration 122
  • II. The Evidential Role of Emotion in Moral Matters 136

Chapter 7 The Place of Emotion and Moral Intuition in Normative Ethics 143

  • I. Emotion and Moral Intuition 143
  • II. Moral Imagination as a Nexus of Intuition, Emotion, and Perception 157
  • III. Intuition and Moral Judgment 161

Conclusion 170
Index 175

Return to Book Description

File created: 11/11/2014

Questions and comments to:
Princeton University Press

New Book E-mails
New In Print
PUP Blog
Princeton APPS
Sample Chapters
Princeton Legacy Library
Class Use
Recent Awards
Princeton Shorts
Freshman Reading
PUP Europe
About Us
Contact Us
PUP Home

Bookmark and Share