Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The Influence of Emotions on Moral Decision-Making in Social, Philosophical, and Organizational Contexts
by Barber, Alexandrea P., M.A., Northern Kentucky University, 2017, 60; 10690697
Abstract (Summary)

Emotions and context can influence moral decisions. The present study examines the influence of emotions, disgust, and organizational context on moral judgments. The emotion of disgust was elicited on participants while one of three moral dilemmas that varied in context philosophical, social, and organizational were presented. The results indicated that the social situation elicited happiness and perceptions of moral wrongness. The philosophical situation elicited sadness in participants. The organizational situation elicited disgust in participants.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Smith, Jeffrey
Commitee: Garns, Rudy, Votruba, James
School: Northern Kentucky University
Department: Integrative Studies
School Location: United States -- Kentucky
Source: MAI 57/04M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Philosophy, Social work, Psychology
Publication Number: 10690697
ISBN: 9780355615890
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