About This Course

A quick (<2 minute) introduction in case you are thinking about whether to take it.

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Getting Started

Where to start with Moral Psychology?

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... now please check out lecture 01

Week-by-Week Guide

Here’s everything you need to do each week, organised by the nine weeks of the course. (There is no week 6 because that is reading week.)

Weeks are listed in reverse order.


Seminar Task on yyrama

Note that the seminar tasks are typically on topics from previous weeks’ lectures.

(If you need to attend a different seminar this week, please join that seminar group on yyrama so that your work is read by the right tutor and your tutor knows which seminar to discuss it in.)

Not sure what to do? Check this guide to the seminar tasks (this is the same each week).

Attend a Seminar

If you are attending a seminar online, you can find the link you need to join it here.

Recorded Lectures

Not sure what to do with the lectures? Check this guide to using lectures.

Live Online Whole-Class Meeting

If you miss the meeting, there may be a recording of it in the lecture materials. (No promises: there might be occasional issues which prevent or corrupt a recording.)

Assessed work to submit

There is no assessed work due this week, I think. (But to be sure, please check on tabula as this is the only authoritative source for deadlines.)

Week 07: Ethics from Psychology?

Commencing Monday 22nd February 2021


Seminar Task on yyrama

Note that the seminar tasks are typically on topics from previous weeks’ lectures.

(If you need to attend a different seminar this week, please join that seminar group on yyrama so that your work is read by the right tutor and your tutor knows which seminar to discuss it in.)

Not sure what to do? Check this guide to the seminar tasks (this is the same each week).

Attend a Seminar

If you are attending a seminar online, you can find the link you need to join it here.

Recorded Lectures

Not sure what to do with the lectures? Check this guide to using lectures.

Live Online Whole-Class Meeting

If you miss the meeting, there may be a recording of it in the lecture materials. (No promises: there might be occasional issues which prevent or corrupt a recording.)

Assessed work to submit

  • I think your second in-term assessment is due to be submitted on Tabula this week.
  • Check the deadline on tabula. (Tabula is the only authoritative source for deadlines.)
  • Submit your work using tabula.

Please remember that all assessed work will only be marked if you submit it using tabula.

Week 05: Moral Foundations Theory

Commencing Monday 8th February 2021


Seminar Task on yyrama

Note that the seminar tasks are typically on topics from previous weeks’ lectures.

(If you need to attend a different seminar this week, please join that seminar group on yyrama so that your work is read by the right tutor and your tutor knows which seminar to discuss it in.)

Not sure what to do? Check this guide to the seminar tasks (this is the same each week).

Attend a Seminar

If you are attending a seminar online, you can find the link you need to join it here.

Recorded Lectures

Not sure what to do with the lectures? Check this guide to using lectures.

Live Online Whole-Class Meeting

If you miss the meeting, there may be a recording of it in the lecture materials. (No promises: there might be occasional issues which prevent or corrupt a recording.)

Assessed work to submit

There is no assessed work due this week, I think. (But to be sure, please check on tabula as this is the only authoritative source for deadlines.)

Week 04: Cultural Variations in Moral Psychology

Commencing Monday 1st February 2021


Seminar Task on yyrama

Note that the seminar tasks are typically on topics from previous weeks’ lectures.

(If you need to attend a different seminar this week, please join that seminar group on yyrama so that your work is read by the right tutor and your tutor knows which seminar to discuss it in.)

Not sure what to do? Check this guide to the seminar tasks (this is the same each week).

Attend a Seminar

If you are attending a seminar online, you can find the link you need to join it here.

Recorded Lectures

Not sure what to do with the lectures? Check this guide to using lectures.

Live Online Whole-Class Meeting

If you miss the meeting, there may be a recording of it in the lecture materials. (No promises: there might be occasional issues which prevent or corrupt a recording.)

Assessed work to submit

  • I think your first in-term assessment is due to be submitted on Tabula this week.
  • Check the deadline on tabula. (Tabula is the only authoritative source for deadlines.)
  • Submit your work using tabula.

Please remember that all assessed work will only be marked if you submit it using tabula.

Week 03: Dumbfounding and Disengagement

Commencing Monday 25th January 2021


Seminar Task on yyrama

Note that the seminar tasks are typically on topics from previous weeks’ lectures.

(If you need to attend a different seminar this week, please join that seminar group on yyrama so that your work is read by the right tutor and your tutor knows which seminar to discuss it in.)

Not sure what to do? Check this guide to the seminar tasks (this is the same each week).

Attend a Seminar

If you are attending a seminar online, you can find the link you need to join it here.

Recorded Lectures

Not sure what to do with the lectures? Check this guide to using lectures.

Live Online Whole-Class Meeting

If you miss the meeting, there may be a recording of it in the lecture materials. (No promises: there might be occasional issues which prevent or corrupt a recording.)

Assessed work to submit

There is no assessed work due this week, I think. (But to be sure, please check on tabula as this is the only authoritative source for deadlines.)

Week 02: Effect Heuristic: Pro and Contra

Commencing Monday 11th January 2021


Seminar Task on yyrama

Note that the seminar tasks are typically on topics from previous weeks’ lectures.

(If you need to attend a different seminar this week, please join that seminar group on yyrama so that your work is read by the right tutor and your tutor knows which seminar to discuss it in.)

Not sure what to do? Check this guide to the seminar tasks (this is the same each week).

Attend a Seminar

If you are attending a seminar online, you can find the link you need to join it here.

Recorded Lectures

Not sure what to do with the lectures? Check this guide to using lectures.

Live Online Whole-Class Meeting

If you miss the meeting, there may be a recording of it in the lecture materials. (No promises: there might be occasional issues which prevent or corrupt a recording.)

Assessed work to submit

There is no assessed work due this week, I think. (But to be sure, please check on tabula as this is the only authoritative source for deadlines.)

Week 01: Do Emotions Influence Moral Intuitions?

Commencing Monday 11th January 2021


Sign Ups

  • sign up for a Moral Psychology weekly seminar group on tabula
  • note the name of your seminar leader on the seminar you signed up for on tabula, and the time of your seminar
  • register yourself on yyrama
  • tell yyrama which seminar group you are in (and please remember update yyrama if you change seminar group)

Please register with your university email and the name your seminar tutor will know you by (so that they will know what work you have done each week).

Please make a note of your yyrama and zoxiy passwords: if you lose them, there’s no way to recover them.

Seminar Task on yyrama

There is no seminar in Week 01.

You may want to start the seminar task for the following week, which will be due at least 24 hours before your seminar. (You can review the list of seminar tasks here.)

Recorded Lectures

Not sure what to do with the lectures? Check this guide to using lectures.

Live Online Whole-Class Meeting

If you miss the meeting, there may be a recording of it in the lecture materials. (No promises: there might be occasional issues which prevent or corrupt a recording.)

Assessed work to submit

There is no assessed work due this week, I think. (But to be sure, please check on tabula as this is the only authoritative source for deadlines.)