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Mechanical Morals

From the May 2014 Print Edition

Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Themby joshua greenepenguin, 432 pages, $29.95 Joshua Greene’s Moral Tribes is a book about the origins of our moral disagreements and how to overcome them. Greene, who directs the Moral Cognition Lab at Harvard University, presents the . . . . Continue Reading »

Utility’s Deceptions

From the January 2013 Print Edition

Peter Singer and Christian Ethics: Beyond Polarization by charles c. camosy cambridge, 284 pages, $29.99 Peter Singer has long argued that we need a revolution in our ethical thinking every bit as radical as the Copernican revolution in cosmology. One of the central tasks of this revolution is the . . . . Continue Reading »