24.120 Moral Psychology
An examination of philosophical theories of action and motivation in the light of empirical findings from social psychology, sociology and neuroscience. Topics include belief, desire, and moral motivation; sympathy and empathy; intentions and other committing states; strength of will and weakness of will; free will; addiction and compulsion; guilt, shame and regret; evil; self-knowledge and self-deception; virtues and character traits.
This class has no prerequisites.
24.120 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by E. J. Green.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.
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