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[Xmca-l] Re: Appeal for help



Andy,  

There are two issues here.  Are you exploring the way individual and group ethics change based on the current circumstances - separate from culturally developed "virtues" or are you exploring the way individual adapt to different sets of "virtues"  "morals" whatever when they change culture?

Michael
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From: xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu [mailto:xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu] On Behalf Of Andy Blunden
Sent: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 2:15 AM
To: Nektarios Alexi <NEKTARIOS.ALEXI@cdu.edu.au>; eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity <xmca-l@mailman.ucsd.edu>
Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: Appeal for help

Perfect Alex! Thank you.

Andy

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Andy Blunden
http://home.mira.net/~andy
http://www.brill.com/products/book/origins-collective-decision-making 

On 5/07/2016 4:00 PM, Nektarios Alexi wrote:
>
> For your request on similar information about changes in a person's 
> character following their emigration to another country?  I have used 
> his theory for my PhD thesis on acculturation effect for help seeking 
> intentions for mental ilness.
>
>
>
> http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1464-0597.1997.tb01087.x/
> abstract;jsessionid=3F23F698365AD798272D11D57C859C71.f04t02
>
> Immigration, Acculturation, and Adaptation - Berry - 2008 ...
> <http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1464-0597.1997.tb01087.x
> /abstract;jsessionid=3F23F698365AD798272D11D57C859C71.f04t02>
> onlinelibrary.wiley.com
> How to Cite. Berry, J. W. (1997), Immigration, Acculturation, and 
> Adaptation. Applied Psychology:An International Review, 46: 5-34. doi:
> 10.1111/j.1464-0597.1997 ...
>
>
>
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> *From:* xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu 
> <xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu> on behalf of Andy Blunden 
> <ablunden@mira.net>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, 5 July 2016 3:08:22 PM
> *To:* eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity
> *Subject:* [Xmca-l] Appeal for help
> Comrade and friends, I need some help.
>
> I am setting about developing a new approach to virtue ethics. Virtues 
> are everywhere taken to be deep-seated attributes of a person's 
> character; my aim is to make the starting point instead from virtues 
> defined as deep-seated attributes of a project, which you can take to 
> mean "social context" or "system of activity" if you wish. I don't 
> need advice about issues and problems of ethics, but it is in in the 
> nature of virtue ethics that it always has strong implications for 
> psychology as well as social theory, to the extent that I think I can 
> make a great deal of progress by calling on psychological data.
>
> Can people point me to research(ers) about how a person's character 
> changes with social context (e.g. home/work), any evidence of the 
> well-known phenomenon in which a person promoted above the ability 
> suffers a moral degeneration; any suitable and reliable data about the 
> differing character (not just preferences or cognition, but virtues) 
> of people from one culture or another? or similar information about 
> changes in a person's character following their emigration to another 
> country?
>
> URLs appreciated, or whole books, I don't have access to a university 
> library or JSTOR.
>
> Thanks
>
> Andy
>
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> Andy Blunden
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