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Sentimental Rules: On the Natural Foundations of Moral Judgment Paperback – February 22, 2007

ISBN-13: 978-0195314205 ISBN-10: 0195314204

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"an impressive essay" --CHOICE


"This book is a genuine advance in empirically informed moral philosophy, one should be read by all those interested in normative theory and philosophical psychology, as well as those who seek a model for the manner in which philosophy can become empirical without sacrificing its distinctive methods and identity."--Metapsychology Online Book Reviews


"Sentimental Rules is hugely original, uncommonly lucid, highly educational, and refreshingly unabashed in its interdisciplinarity. It sets a new standard for naturalized ethics."--Jesse Prinz, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


"Shaun Nichols' Sentimental Rules is a major contribution to philosophical ethics. Together with such books as Allan Gibbard's Wise Choices, Apt Feelings, and Simon Blackburn's Ruling Passions, it should occupy a focal place in the contemporary literature on 'sentimentalist' ethical theories. By taking subtle, sensible, and far-ranging account of relevant work in the cognitive and behavioral sciences, Sentimental Rules represents a remarkable advance for sentimentalism. Nichols' sophisticated and imaginative handling of the issues, both psychological and philosophical, is a distinctive and significant achievement, which must be read by anyone who aspires to a serious understanding of ethical theory."--John M. Doris, University of California, Santa Cruz


"This book brings together an enormously rich variety of evidence from anthropology, the history of etiquette, social psychology, criminology, child development and evolutionary psychology to shed light on the philosophical question of the origin, the nature and the--problematic--justification of moral norms. It exhibits a fine balance between the exposition of fascinating empirical research and the consideration of some of philosophy's oldest questions. The exposition of scientific research is lucid and up to date, and the philosophical contribution original and illuminating. It's a deep book, and compulsively readable too."--Ronald de Sousa, University of Toronto


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Shaun Nichols is Harry Lightsey Associate Professor in Humanities at the College of Charleston. He has published articles in Cognition, Philosophy of Science, The Monist, Philosophical Topics, Mind & Language, and Analysis. He is also the co-author, with Stephen Stitch, of Mindreading.

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