A Brief History of Experimental Ethics

Niklas Dworazik, Hannes Rusch

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The recent years have seen a continual rise of interest in the empirical study of questions traditionally located in moral philosophy, that is, studies in experimental ethics. Figure 4.1 shows the respective trends of publication numbers listed in the most prominent online repository for philosophical research, philpapers.org, for the last three decades.keywordsmoral judgmentmoral reasoningmoral philosophymoral dilemmaultimatum gamethese keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication Experimental Ethics
Subtitle of host publicationToward an Empirical Moral Philosophy
EditorsChristoph Lütge, Hannes Rusch, Matthias Uhl
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-137-40980-5
ISBN (Print)978-1-349-48879-7
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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