Philosophy 107

Fall 2007

Number Title Instructor Days/time Room
107 Moral Psychology Wallace MWF 11-12 213 Wheeler

This course will examine a variety of psychological phenomena and psychological ideals, as they impinge on our understanding of morality as a source of distinctive values and requirements. Topics to be discussed include the following: the nature and significance of character; reason, emotion, and moral motivation; regret and remorse; caring, love, and personal attachment; identification and alienation; weakness of the will; and practical necessity. Readings will be drawn from a range of contemporary sources, including articles and books by Frankfurt, Moran, Velleman, Watson, and Williams.

Previously taught: SP05.