ERIC Number: EJ268935
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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Making Moral Judgments.
Darley, John M.; Zanna, Mark P.
American Scientist, v70 n5 p515-21 Sep-Oct 1982
Specifies rules individuals use to make moral judgments, suggesting that certain culturally transmitted excuses are generally believed to absolve people of blame for harming others. Areas discussed include accepting excuses, children's moral judgments (including Piagetian theory), accidental harm, learning excusing conditions, and a theory of excusing conditions. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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