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Submitted by BlogEditor on Wed, 09/19/2018 - 15:06
Yuval Feldman, the Mori Lazarof Professor of Legal Research at Bar-Ilan University Law School in Israel, recently published the book The Law of Good People: Challenging States’ Ability to Regulate Human Behavior. The book examines how behavioral ethics could change legal design and enforcement. I started by asking him to explain what he means by “behavioral ethics.”
Submitted by BlogEditor on Mon, 07/23/2018 - 12:41
Negative stereotypes about women’s emotionality have persisted throughout history, leading to many damaging myths about their decision-making capacities in the social, professional, and political sphere. Historically, women’s emotionality was also considered to undermine their ability to make moral decisions. Women were often viewed as morally inferior to men because they based moral judgments on emotion rather than logic. In stark contrast to this early view, we now know that self-conscious moral emotions, like guilt, are critical to moral judgment and moral behavior (
Submitted by hdaniel on Tue, 06/23/2015 - 14:00
By Emma Levine
We tend to think of lying as a vice and honesty as a virtue. For hundreds of years, theologians and philosophers have suggested that lying is wrong. For example, almost six hundred years ago, St. Augustine stated, “To me…it seems certain that every lie is a sin.” The prohibition of lying is deeply ingrained in most major religions and the presumption that lying is wrong leads scholars, parents, and leaders to broadly condemn lying.
Submitted by hdaniel on Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:23
By Dave Nussbaum
Think it would be tough to convince someone to lie for you or to vandalize public property? Think again.