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PhD Candidate Thomas Noah Featured in Penn News Today

Thomas Noah's work on morality and social norms was featured in Penn News Today. From the article:

According to Noah, psychologists, neuroscientists and philosophers disagree about how to analyze [problems] because they disagree about morality in general and the correct methodology to investigate it.

“What psychologists do is run experiments, giving people these trolley cases to figure out what factors cause them to make different judgments,” he said. “They’re not looking for a principle that would justify these but some sort of cognitive rule.”

..."My work,” Noah said, “is trying to find some way to resolve the disagreements between philosophers, social scientists and natural scientists to develop a more fruitful understanding of moral judgment.”

The full article can be found here.