Syllabus/achievement requirements

Mandatory reading

Anscombe, G.E.M. (1958) Modern Moral Philosophy, Philosophy, 33:124, p1-19.


Bargh, J.A. & Chartrand, T.L. (1999) The Unbearable Automaticity of Being, American Psychologist, p462-479.


Blum, L. (2011) Empathy and Empirical Psychology: A Critique of Shaun Nichols’ Neo-Sentimentalism, in Bagnoli, C. (ed.) Morality and the Emotions, OUP, New York, U.S., p169-196.


Doris, J.M. (1998) Persons, Situations, and Virtue Ethics, Noûs 32:4, p504-530.


Doris, J.M., Stich, S.P., Phillips, J., & Walmsley, L.  (2017) Chapters 1-3, Moral Psychology: Empirical Approaches, in Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, (accessed 2018-09-24, 16:09h, Oslo, NO).


Greene, J.D. (2013) Chapter 4, Trolleyology, in Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them, The Penguin Press, New York, p105-131.


Haidt, J. (2001) The Emotional Dog and its Rational Tail: A Social Intuitionist Approach to Moral Judgment, Psychological Review, 108:4, p814-834.


Jones, K. (2006) Metaethics and emotions research: A response to Prinz, Philosophical Explorations, 9:1, p45-53.


Kamtekar, R. (2004) Situationism and Virtue Ethics on the Content of our Character, Ethics, 114:3, p458-491.


Kennett, J. & Fine, C. (2009) Will the Real Moral Judgment Please Stand Up?, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 12, p77-96.


Levy, N. (2017) Implicit Bias and Moral Responsibility: Probing the Data, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 94:1, p3-26.


Narvaez, D. (2008) The Social Intuitionist Model: Some Counter-Intuitions, in W. Sinnott-Armstrong (ed.), Moral psychology, Vol. 2: The cognitive science of morality: Intuition and diversity, MIT Press, Cambridge, U.S., p233-241.


Nelkin, D.K. (2016) Difficulty and Degrees of Moral Praiseworthiness and Blameworthiness, Noûs, 50:2, p356-378.


Nichols, S. (2004) Chapter 4, Philosophical Sentimentalism, in Sentimental Rules, OUP, New York, U.S., p83-96.


Prinz, J.J. (2007) Chapter 1, Emotionism, in The Emotional Construction of Morals, OUP, New York, U.S., p13-49.


Rijnders, J. (draft) Moral Responsibility, Automaticity, and Character: Exploring a Developmentalist Account.


Smith, A.M. (unpublished) Implicit Bias, Moral Agency, and Moral Responsibility.


Sreenivasan, G. (2002) Errors about Errors: Virtue Theory and Trait Attribution, Mind, 111:441, p47-68.


Vargas, M. (2013) Situationism and Moral Responsibility, in Clark, A., Kiverstein, J., & Vierkant, T. (eds.) Decomposing the Will, OUP, U.S., p325-346.



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