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Empiricism and normative ethics: What do the biology and the psychology of morality have to do with ethics?

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What do the biology and psychology of morality have to do with normative ethics? Our answer is, a great deal. We argue that normative ethics is an ongoing, ever-evolving research program in what is best conceived as human ecology.

Affiliations: 1: Department of Philosophy, Duke University, 201 West Duke Building, Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708, USA

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