Do psychopaths really threaten moral rationalism?

Jeanette Kennett

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    It is often claimed that the existence of psychopaths undermines moral rationalism. I examine a recent empirically based argument for this claim and conclude that rationalist accounts of moral judgement and moral reasoning are perfectly compatible with the evidence cited.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)69-82
    Number of pages14
    JournalPhilosophical Explorations
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2006


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