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This course will introduce postgraduate students to the psychology of morality. Topics will include methods and approaches, tolerance of political differences, reasoning about morality, character and reputation, morality in the economy, judging intentions, free will, evolution and cultural approaches, and moral diversity.
Through reading and discussion, students will understand the main theoretical perspectives and topics in moral psychology. Through reaction papers, discussion, and discussion leadership, students will analyse and evaluate the pros and cons of the different perspectives.Through writing and presenting a research proposal, students will create a scientific work that proposes a test of a novel prediction related to moral psychology. Through writing a preregistration, students will learn this novel research skill.
RP: PSYC211 Personality Psychology
PSYC211 Personality Psychology
Students must attend one activity from each section.
No textbook required. Readings will be scientific journal articles and book chapters.
Domestic fee $1,079.00
International Postgraduate fees
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.
For further information see
School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing