How do we know right from wrong? For centuries, religion and philosophy tried to provide answers. Now psychology, neuroscience, and evolutionary biology are weighing in. What can science tell us about our moral beliefs? And where, exactly, do morals come from? Science journalist Dan Falk investigates.
Guests on the program:
Paul Bloom, Yale University
Sean Carroll, California Institute of Technology
Patricia Churchland, University of California, San Diego
Frans de Waal, Emory University/Yerkes National Primate Research Center
Joshua Greene, Harvard
Jonathan Haidt, NYU
Liane Young, Boston College
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