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moral foundation of rights

by L. W. Sumner

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Published by Clarendon in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rights (Philosophy),
  • Ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p214-218. - Includes index.

    StatementL. W. Sumner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB105.R5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx,224p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16832333M
    ISBN 100198248741

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    Moral Foundations Theory was created by a group of social and cultural psychologists (see us here) to understand why morality varies so much across cultures yet still shows so many similarities and recurrent brief, the theory proposes that several innate and universally available psychological systems are the foundations of “intuitive ethics.”. Similarly Rowan () ofers managers a set of more user-friendly guidelines for the moral foundation of employees' rights. Although these frameworks are less abstract and more accessible than the.


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