moral psychology

Morals and markets

Sandel plugging his latest. The journalist’s quote below has much resonance to me. Even to a toddler’s mind, the logic of the transaction was evidently clear – if he had…

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Like-Minded: Externalism and Moral Psychology

A recent book in the EM genre.

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Nature, nurture and liberal values

Roger Scruton weighs in on the nature/nurture debate via a threefold review. (Image another Steve Pyke portrait).

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Patricia Churchland

Having missed Pat Churchland’s talk at NEI this past October, it was great that she was in town for a full week of speaking engagements not to mention interviews and other…

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Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

Check out this volume about to be released. Here is Jesse Prinz’ contribution “Is Empathy Necessary for Morality?“

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Adam Smith and Mirror Neurons

It is wonderful at last to see the Adam Smith of The theory of moral sentiments rather than The wealth of nations finally getting some attention. Smith’s moral psychology is amazingly presient. Here is…

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