GPSY

6438

Moral Psychology

New School for Social Research: Psychology

Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Moral Psychology

Spring 2020

Taught By: Katrina Fincher

Section: A

CRN: 6807

Credits: 3

In everyday life, whether they may be trivial or significant, people often encounter situations that fall under the purview of morality. Sometimes people are tempted to commit a norm violation, such as telling a lie to obtain immediate rewards or avoid undesirable outcomes. Other times, people become a victim of or witness someone else's bad behaviors. This course will examine the tendency of human beings to experience social behavior as right and wrong.  We will begin by examining moralization and sacralization.  We will then turn to understanding models of morality, exploring both the role of emotion and cognition in moral judgments as well as models of mind perception.  We will conclude by exploring the role of culture in morality, as well as recent socio-political issues relevant to morality and moral issues that people frequently deal with in everyday life, etc.

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Psychology (GPSY)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 12

Add/Drop Deadline: February 3, 2020 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 12, 2020 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Waitlist*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 10:06am 12/6/2019 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 4:00pm - 5:50pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/21/2020 - 5/5/2020