TITLE

The Evaluative Integration of Local Character Traits

AUTHOR(S)
Grover, Lisa
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Value Inquiry;Mar2012, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the evaluative integration of local character traits. It references the argument by John Doris for the existence and significance of global local character traits in response to social psychology situationist critiques. It states that errors in predicting the actions of others can be minimized by the awareness of the evaluative integration of localized traits under concepts.
ACCESSION #
76401443

 

Related Articles

  • Social Psychology, Mood, and Helping: Mixed Results for Virtue Ethics. Miller, Christian // Journal of Ethics;Apr2009, Vol. 13 Issue 2/3, p145 

    I first summarize the central issues in the debate about the empirical adequacy of virtue ethics, and then examine the role that social psychologists claim positive and negative mood have in influencing compassionate helping behavior. I argue that this psychological research is compatible with...

  • Empathy, social psychology, and global helping traits. Miller, Christian // Philosophical Studies;Jan2009, Vol. 142 Issue 2, p247 

    The central virtue at issue in recent philosophical discussions of the empirical adequacy of virtue ethics has been the virtue of compassion. Opponents of virtue ethics such as Gilbert Harman and John Doris argue that experimental results from social psychology concerning helping behavior are...

  • Collective Identity in the Anglophone Social Psychology. Beldarrain Durandegui, Ángel; Gras, Jordi Morales i. // Papeles del CEIC;2015, Vol. 2015 Issue 2, p1 

    The article discusses collective identity in English-written social psychology, describing theoretical models and efforts by social psychologists to establish a unified theory on collective identity.

  • The Structure of Character. Upton, Candace // Journal of Ethics;Apr2009, Vol. 13 Issue 2/3, p175 

    In this paper, I defend a local account of character traits that posits traits like close-friend-honesty and good-mood-compassion. John Doris also defends local character traits, but his local character traits are indistinguishable from mere behavioral dispositions, they are not necessary for...

  • COMMENT: THE DISSIPATION OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY. Hewitt, John P. // American Sociologist;Feb77, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p14 

    This article discusses the dissipation of sociological social psychology. Social psychology is becoming more defined increasing as a solely psychological speciality, in spite of the fact that questions at its level of analysis are crucial to the sociological imagination. This is all the more...

  • Lo que la Literatura puede aportar a la Psicología Social. Ovejero, Anastasio // OCNOS: Revista de Estudios sobre Lectura;2012, Issue 8, p7 

    There are two main kind of psychology: a intuitive psychology, and an academic and professional psychology. These two psychologies are different, but they can make important reciprocals contributions. And the best of the intuitive psychology, that in my opinion is in the literature and overall...

  • Love and Friendship, Swallows and the Sound of Rain. Schaller, Mark // Textual Studies in Canada;Winter1995, Issue 6, p9 

    This article reports that 450 experimental social psychologists sat down to dinner on October 15,1993, in the big banquet hall at Fess Parker's Red Lion Resort in Santa Barbara, California. Four respected social psychologists paid public homage to Ned Jones, an eminent figure in the experimental...

  • Social psychophysics: Using psychophysics to answer "social" questions with PsychoPro. MACLIN, OTTO H.; MACLIN, M. KIMBERLY; PETERSON, DWIGHT; CHOWDHRY, OSMAN; JOSHI, PRIYANKA // Behavior Research Methods;Aug2009, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p623 

    Complex social stimuli (like faces) can be studied using a methodology typically reserved for studying lights, tones, and colors: psychophysics. Given that psychophysics examines how humans detect and respond to stimuli in their environment, we can extend that to the study of how humans detect...

  • It's Hard to Gross Out a Libertarian. Tierney, John // Reason;Jun2013, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p17 

    An interview with New York University social psychologist Jonathan Haidt is presented, When asked about libertarains, he refers to their characteristics based on sex differences. Haidt states that liberals are equally concerned about purity as conservatives are. He also mentions about how...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics