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Righteous Mind Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

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ISBN-10: 0307455777

ISBN-13: 9780307455772

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jonathan Haidt

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Why can’t our political leaders work together as threats loom and problems mount? Why do people so readily assume the worst about the motives of their fellow citizens? InThe Righteous Mind,social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the origins of our divisions and points the way forward to mutual understanding. His starting point is moral intuition—the nearly instantaneous perceptions we all have about other people and the things they do. These intuitions feel like self-evident truths, making us righteously certain that those who see things differently are wrong. Haidt shows us how these intuitions differ across cultures, including the cultures of the political left and right. He blends…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/12/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 5.19" wide x 8.01" long x 0.96" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Intuitions Come First, Strategic Reasoning Second
Where Does Morality Come From?
The Intuitive Dog and Its Rational Tail
Elephants Rule
Vote for Me (Here's Why)
There's More to Morality than Harm and Fairness
Beyond WEIRD Morality
Taste Buds of the Righteous Mind
The Moral Foundations of Politics
The Conservative Advantage
Morality Binds and Blinds
Why Are We So Groupish?
The Hive Switch
Religion Is a Team Sport
Can't We All Disagree More Constructively?