Being Amoral

Being Amoral Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity - Philosophical Psychopathology Series

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Synopsis

Psychopathy has been the subject of investigations in both philosophy and psychiatry and yet the conceptual issues remain largely unresolved. This volume approaches psychopathy by considering the question of what psychopaths lack. The contributors investigate specific moral dysfunctions or deficits, shedding light on the capacities people need to be moral by examining cases of real people who seem to lack those capacities.

Book information

ISBN: 9780262320382
Publisher: The MIT Press
Imprint: The MIT Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 174.29689
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: 1 online resource (vi, 335 ).