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Tag Archives: moral agency
Bulletin: PFC Bradley Manning pleads guilty to some charges against him for providing classified government documents to Wikileaks. Manning’s statement is a remarkable document, illustrating many forms of reasoning we have identified as morally engaged, based on Albert Bandura’s theory … Continue reading
Yesterday, December 18, 2011, saw the passing of Václav Havel, an exemplar of moral engagement. Havel was a playwright and poet who became the leader of the opposition to Communist rule in Czechoslovakia starting in the 1960s. He helped launch … Continue reading
The U.S. is a diverse nation with many subcultures. What do we know about cultural values in the Arizona in which Jared Loughner grew up? Among the major values shaping the social climate in Arizona (the exosystem) are rugged individualism, … Continue reading
Moral engagement requires moral agency–active engagement in resisting pressures and justifications for behaving inhumanely, and proactive efforts to engage in and promote humane behavior. Key contributors to moral agency include humanizing the other, and empathizing with the thoughts, feelings, and … Continue reading