Unformatted text preview: o Results (SES = social economic status) Low SES participants in Brazil and the USA • Serious • Generalizably wrong • Authority-independent High SES in both countries • Disgusting • But none of the three above • Nichols’ reply o The actions that do not involve harm (justice, rights), but that are judged to be serious, generalizability wrong and authority-independent in some cultures are moralized in these cultures o But what matters is that everywhere, the actions that do involve harm are judged to be serious, generalizably wrong, and authority-independent • Kelly et al. 2007 o But some actions that harm others are neither judged to be serious nor to be generalizably wrong Whipping ok 300 years ago, not ok today...
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- Fall '09
- Ethics , moral norms, • Nichols