Getting ready to register for Fall 2017 courses? Try Moral Mind: The Science Underlying Ethical Decision-Making and Virtuous Character.
A new course by Psychology Professor David DeSteno, offers a scientific lens through which to analyze the mental mechanisms and processes that guide moral and ethical decision making. Interdisciplinary in nature, the course incorporates relevant perspectives from behavioral economics, evolutionary biology, and philosophy, while the majority of the evidence and perspectives covered stem from psychological and neuroscientific work. The primary goal is to offer insight, not only into how the human mind automatically parses ethical issues in given situations but also how control can be gained over such mechanisms, thereby allowing greater efficacy in guiding morality according to consciously embraced principles.
Satisfies the NUPath Ethical Reasoning Requirement.
Open to all with no prerequisites.
Sunday, October 1, 2017