Reading Time: 4 minutes I would like to replay a facebook conversation with a conservative friend (as this is relevant to comments on another thread), who stated: I don’t usually share things from the Mail or the Express, but this is engrossing read. I read the comments section of the Guardian main article last night with a sense of […]
Reading Time: 19 minutes Following on from the internal logic of human morality, a claim about internal consistency, I want to use the framework to discuss how and why we value what we value (and thus how and why we consider moral what we consider moral, aka moral epistemology). Epistemology is a notoriously tricky field in philosophy (see for […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute Alan Duval has already given us a really thoughtful pieces on moral and political psychology, and joins Ryan McManus in being a guest contributor with an interest in the way that psychology and philosophy interact. I meant to post this welcome some weeks back, but it got lost in the distractions of busy schedules. Alan […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes I hope to have the next full instalment of my series up by next week, but in the meantime, I thought this might be of interest (would be helpful to have read part one in this series for this post to make sense: I’m currently learning how to use R/RStudio (open-source statistical packages), so I’ve […]
Reading Time: 23 minutes Duval & Schwartz – The Internal Logic of Human Morality: Picking up from where I left off last time, I will take nibbles at the radial nature of the model, whilst explaining its make-up, and what I see as the logical relations between the values, thereby hoping to make the implicit moral systems that it […]
Reading Time: 17 minutes Alan Duval looks at the psychology of Jonathan Haidt and his moral foundations with a critical eye.