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This anthology deals a distinct selection of contributions concentrating on the dialogue in regards to the so-called dual-process theories in the box of ethical psychology. commonly, dual-process theories kingdom that during cognitive platforms, kinds of techniques might be differentiated: an affective, associative strategy and an analytical, rule-based procedure. This contrast lately entered the controversy at the dating among intuitive and rational techniques to explaining the phenomenon of ethical judgment. The expanding curiosity in those theories increases questions referring to their basic influence on social contexts. The anthology goals at proposing stepping-stones of an research of the advantages and downsides of this improvement. For that objective, the authors talk about common questions in regards to the courting among ethics and empirical sciences, methodological questions, reassessments of tested terminology and societal implications of dual-process theories in ethical psychology.

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101–113). New York: Cambridge University Press. Where and When Ethics Needs Empirical Facts Dieter Birnbacher Abstract It is argued in this contribution that applied ethics has to incorporate sociological and psychological data and theories in order to do the work it is expected to do. The necessity of taking into account empirical facts arises, first, from the necessity to assess the impact of its own principles on the concrete realities, which these principles are to influence. Second, it arises from the necessity to adapt the practice rules proposed to the norms and attitudes prevalent in their respective contexts of application with a view to prospects of acceptance, motivation, and forestalling of 'slippery slopes'.

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