Learn moralities of everyday life online for free

Learn moralities of everyday life online for free

 

How can we explain kindness and cruelty? Where does our sense of right and wrong come from? Why do people so often disagree about moral issues? This course explores the psychological foundations of our moral lives.

About the course:

How is it that we are capable of transcendent kindness-and unspeakable cruelty? How do we make sense of people's strongly-held opinions about abortion, gay marriage, affirmative action, and torture? How do evolution, culture, and religion conspire to shape our moral natures?

Course syllabus:

  • Week 1: The Big Questions
  • Week 2: Compassion
  • Week 3: Origins of Morality
  • Week 4: Differences
  • Week 5: Family, friends, and strangers
  • Week 6: The Big Answers

Duration: 6 weeks

Timings: 6 to 14 hours / week

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