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Zaikin V.A. Modern trends in moral psychology: а social-psychological analysis

Full text in Russian: Заикин В.А. Современные тенденции развития психологии морали: социально-психологический взгляд
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

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Future development and methodological contradictions in moral psychology are considered from the perspectives of social psychology. Determinants and evolution of notions of the subject of moral psychology are examined; the potential of cognitive approach to social-psychological issues in moral psychology is analyzed.

Keywords: social psychology, moral psychology, moral consciousness, the cognitive approach, stadial theory of moral consciousness development


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Received 7 October 2011. Date of publication: 15 February 2012.

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Zaikin Victor A. Ph.D. Student, Department of Social Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, ul. Mokhovaya, 11, str. 9, 125009 Moscow, Russia.
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Zaikin V. A. Modern trends in moral psychology: а social-psychological analysis. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2012, No. 1(21), p. 9. (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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