moral judgment

See: ethics
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And the man of maxims is the popular representative of the minds that are guided in their moral judgment solely by general rules, thinking that these will lead them to justice by a ready-made patent method, without the trouble of exerting patience, discrimination, impartiality,--without any care to assure themselves whether they have the insight that comes from a hardly earned estimate of temptation, or from a life vivid and intense enough to have created a wide fellow-feeling with all that is human.
The casuists have become a byword of reproach; but their perverted spirit of minute discrimination was the shadow of a truth to which eyes and hearts are too often fatally sealed,--the truth, that moral judgments must remain false and hollow, unless they are checked and enlightened by a perpetual reference to the special circumstances that mark the individual lot.
And it was quite true that if Hetty had been plain, she would have looked very ugly and unamiable at that moment, and no one's moral judgment upon her would have been in the least beguiled.
Some modifications the moral sentiment avails to impose, but the individual texture holds its dominion, if not to bias the moral judgments, yet to fix the measure of activity and of enjoyment.
Because the intellect qualifies in our own case the moral judgments. For there is no crime to the intellect.
And if this goes on too much, our moral judgment could be completely clouded.
To address this, the ADC model posits that people take three things into account when making a moral judgment: the agent, which is the character or intent of the person who is doing something; the deed, or what is being done; and the consequence, or the outcome that resulted from the deed.
Studies using production measures such as the Moral Judgment Interview (MJI) of Colby & Kohlberg (1987) or the Sociomoral Reflection Measure (SRM) of Gibbs, Widaman, & Colby (1982) provided considerably greater effect sizes than those using recognition measures such as the Defining Issues Test (DIT) of Rest (1975) and the Prosocial Reasoning Objective Measure (PROM) of Carlo, Eisenberg, & Knight (1992).
Sex and Moral Judgment: At one point of time psychologists believed that men and women have different moral values and reasoning.
The role of mental states and causality in moral judgment: An examination of the dual-process theory of moral judgment [In Chinese].
As for the judgments of those who fully qualify as competent moral judges, Rawls may further refuse to recognize as a sensible moral judgment any judgment that fails to satisfy all the criteria for sensible moral judgments.
Duterte also reminded the future leaders of the military that their greatest challenges would require not just brains or brawn, but their moral judgment as well.