This course provides an in-depth introduction to the field of moral psychology. In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in the science of human morality; the goal of this course is to offer an introduction to the research in this field. The course will incorporate perspectives from a variety of disciplines including philosophy, animal behaviour, neuroscience, economics, and almost every area of scientific psychology (social psychology, developmental psychology, evolutionary psychology, and cognitive psychology). By the end of the course students will be well versed in the primary issues and debates involved in the scientific study of morality.
PSYD15H3 if taken in Fall 2015