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Unformatted text preview: there still be some kind of conceptual priority?). There is some empirical reason to suppose that the sociopaths lack of understanding stems from their lack of emotional response to the distress of others. FURTHER CONSIDERATION, THAT SEEMS IN TENSION WITH THIS Sociopaths seem to lack self-control in general. So maybe their moral attitudes are just a manifestation of this. But isnt self-control the ability to restrain ones emotional responses in the light of ones judgments about what is best. So doesnt this suggest that the failure is rational and not emotional?...
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- Fall '09