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49 - Kurt Gray: Understanding Moral Disagreement

49 - Kurt Gray: Understanding Moral Disagreement

Joseph chats with Dr. Kurt Gray about what drives our moral judgments, how we reason about the morality of non-human agents, the factors underlying moral disagreement and how we can bridge partisan animosity. Dr. Gray is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he runs the Deepest Beliefs Lab and the Center for the Science of Moral Understanding. His lab investigates people’s deepest beliefs and why they matter for society and organizations.

Here are ideas and resources referenced in the chat:
3:52 | Moral Foundations Theory
6:25 | Theory of Dyadic Morality
7:42 | The Myth of Harmless Wrongs
16:36 | Mind Perception of Robots
19:45 | Center for the Science of Moral Understanding
36:00:00 | Moral Character Judgements
37:15:00 | Moral Identity picture scale
38:00:00 | Personal experiences bridge divides better than facts
44:45:00 | Six Guidelines for Interesting Research

To learn more about Kurt and his research, check out his lab website:

You can also follow him on twitter:

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