Empathy, Emotion Regulation, and Moral Judgment

In Heidi Maibom (ed.), Empathy and Morality. Oxford University Press (2014)
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In this paper, my aim is to bring together contemporary psychological literature on emotion regulation and the classical sentimentalism of David Hume and Adam Smith to arrive at a plausible account of empathy's role in explaining patterns of moral judgment. Along the way, I criticize related arguments by Michael Slote, Jesse Prinz, and others
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