On dual processing and heuristic approaches to moral cognition

Daniel K. Lapsley, Patrick L. Hill
2008 Journal of Moral Education  
We examine the implications of dual-processing theories of cognition for the moral domain, with particular emphasis upon 'System 1' theories: the Social Intuitionist Model (Haidt), moral heuristics (Sunstein), fast-and-frugal moral heuristics (Gigerenzer), schema accessibility (Lapsley & Narvaez) and moral expertise (Narvaez). We argue that these theories differ from each other in important ways and should be carefully distinguished. We examine these theories in the light of the 'Berkowitz
more » ... with respect to educational practice and conclude with some thoughts about the implications of this work for resetting the boundary between ethical theory and moral psychology. Kohlberg's standard model
doi:10.1080/03057240802227486 fatcat:v2wiu4xgvneorlew6c4fyyfwze