In this lecture, Giuseppe Rocchè and Michele Ubertone examine the question of whether a subject’s disgust for a course of conduct or a person unconsciously influences the way the subject applies the law to that conduct or person. The first part discusses the theoretical background of their research, namely Johanathan Haidt’s studies on moral reasoning, while the second part presents an experimental protocol that adapts the methodology adopted by Haidt for the study of moral judgements to the study of legal judgements.
Can Disgust Predict Legal Decisions (1)
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Which of the following statements is true?
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Which of the following statements is false?
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Can Disgust Predict Legal Decisions (2)
If it turns out that legal decisions are NOT influenced by what Haidt describes, why should legal theory care?
If it turns out that legal decisions are systematically influenced by what Haidt describes, why should legal theory care?
According to some legal theorists legal reasoning is based on a special kind of reasons for action. What kind?