Natural Science/Environment

The New Moral Psychology of Jonathan Haidt

ABSTRACT

This conference explored the moral psychology of Jonathan Haidt in The Happiness Hypothesis and The Righteous Mind. The discussion was about the relationship between this new moral psychology and the formation of political beliefs, and whether certain beliefs have a better fit with Haidt's conception of human nature.

READING LIST

Conference Readings

Haidt, Jonathan. The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion. New York: Vintage, 2013.

Haidt, Jonathan. The Happiness Hypothesis. New York: Basic Books, 2006.