Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 August 2009

352 Pages


ISBN: 9780199571543

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The Emotional Construction of Morals

Jesse Prinz

  • A powerful new treatment of one of the most controversial subjects in the academic world
  • Culminates in a defence of moral relativism
  • The most ambitious work yet from one of the leaders of the new wave of scientifically-minded philosophy
  • Written in a lucid and compelling style, accessible to non-specialists
  • Genuinely interdisciplinary approach; relates moral philosophy to findings in psychology, neuroscience, anthropology, and cultural history