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[Amazon.ca] Making Moral Judgments: Psychological Perspectives on Morality, Et... free on kindle

Making Moral Judgments: Psychological Perspectives on Morality, Et... was 69.85 seems high but free on kindle not kindle unlimited

This fascinating new book examines diversity in moral judgements, drawing on recent work in social, personality, and evolutionary psychology, reviewing the factors that influence the moral judgments people make.


Why do reasonable people so often disagree when drawing distinctions between what is morally right and wrong? Even when individuals agree in their moral pronouncements, they may employ different standards, different comparative processes, or entirely disparate criteria in their judgments. Examining the sources of this variety, the author expertly explores morality using ethics position theory, alongside other theoretical perspectives in moral psychology, and shows how it can relate to contemporary social issues from abortion to premarital sex to human rights. Also featuring a chapter on applied contexts, using the theory of ethics positions to gain insights into the moral choices and actions of individuals, groups, and organizations in educational, research, political, medical, and business settings, the book offers answers that apply across individuals, communities, and cultures.


Investigating the relationship between people’s personal moral philosophies and their ethical thoughts, emotions, and actions, this is fascinating reading for students and academics from psychology and philosophy and anyone interested in morality and ethics.

About the Author

Donelson R. Forsyth is a social and personality psychologist who studies groups, leadership, ethical thought, and the psychological bases of teaching and learning. He is a professor at the University of Richmond, US, where he holds the Colonel Leo K. and Gaylee Thorsness Endowed Chair in Ethical Leadership. He has authored or edited ten books (including Group Dynamics, now in its seventh edition) and over 140 chapters and articles on ethics, groups, and related topics. He was recognized as the Outstanding Group Psychologist by the American Psychological Association in 1996, and received the State of Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award in 2002.
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It is not amazon.ca but from amazon.com. Not sure if you need to enter credit card details if you are new to amazon us.

Would suggest OP to add eBook in the header
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egdeen wrote: It is not amazon.ca but from amazon.com. Not sure if you need to enter credit card details if you are new to amazon us.

Would suggest OP to add eBook in the header
Shows up fine on amazon.ca for me.
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Worked for me (on Amazon.ca), thanks OP. Can't believe people are downvoting a free book...
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scott_newsgroup wrote: Worked for me (on Amazon.ca), thanks OP. Can't believe people are downvoting a free book...
That's their judgment
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scott_newsgroup wrote: Worked for me (on Amazon.ca), thanks OP. Can't believe people are downvoting a free book...
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smartie wrote: That's their judgment
scott_newsgroup wrote: Then they really need this book!
Well played! Smiling Face With Open Mouth And Smiling Eyes
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Somebody's downvoting free item??? Really?
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You guys lack morals, taking advantage of this price error, without compensating the author.
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Noobzilla wrote: You guys lack morals, taking advantage of this price error, without compensating the author.
Anyone accepting this offer is paying the requested price.
If people were exploiting a loophole or software bug to acquire the book without paying, that would be immoral.
In fact in Rand McNally they wear hats on their feet and hamburders eat people
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I think some people down vote free eBooks because it can be a bit of a scam: offer the book for free so people "buy" it and give positive reviews, so when the price goes back up, others are more likely to buy it (since it has lots of sales and reviews).

Or it can be a way for less legitimate authors to get people to read their sketchy opinions.

Not sure if either is the case here because I don't care enough to research, but that might be why some people are downvoting something "free".
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Quentin5 wrote: Anyone accepting this offer is paying the requested price.
If people were exploiting a loophole or software bug to acquire the book without paying, that would be immoral.
That could be the author's trick. It's called "Making Moral Judgments", given away for free. You'll read it, then feel immoral about getting it for free, then pay $148 for the hardcover.
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Noobzilla wrote: That could be the author's trick. It's called "Making Moral Judgments", given away for free. You'll read it, then feel immoral about getting it for free, then pay $148 for the hardcover.
Of course, they planned this nefarious plan all along while they were writing it. :twisted:
In fact in Rand McNally they wear hats on their feet and hamburders eat people

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