9.93 | January IAP 2007 | Undergraduate

Marathon Moral Reasoning Laboratory


The following readings were not assigned for the class, but are designed to provide background information about topics in the field of moral reasoning.

Hauser, Marc. Moral Minds: How Nature Designed Our Universal Sense of Right and Wrong. New York, NY: Harper Collins, 2006. ISBN: 0060780703.

De Waal, Frans. Primates and Philosophers: How Morality Evolved. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006. ISBN: 0691124477.

Wilson, James Q. The Moral Sense. New York, NY: Free Press, 1997. ISBN: 0684833328.

Feigenson, Neal. Legal Blame: How Jurors Think and Talk about Accidents. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2001. ISBN: 155798834X.

Fischer, John M., and Mark Ravizza. Ethics: Problems and Principles. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1992. ISBN: 0030475279.

Wright, Robert. The Moral Animal: Why We Are the Way We Are. New York, NY: Random House, 1995. ISBN: 0679763996.

Saxe, Rebecca. “Do the Right Thing: Cognitive Science’s Search for a Common Morality.” Boston Review (Sep/Oct 2005).

Mikhail, John. “Universal Moral Grammar: Theory, Evidence, and the Future.” Trends in Cognitive Sciences 11 (2007): 143-152.