What Causes Moral Behavior?
Exploring this quintessential question at the heart of ethics is the goal of the UCI Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality. The center was established in 2003 by a group of scholars from social sciences, social ecology, biological sciences and medicine interested in recent scientific research that yields insight on the origins and causes of morality. In creating the center, UCI faculty are addressing topics that reflect critically on the moral implications of the new frontiers in science.Housed in the School of Social Sciences, the center convenes faculty, researchers, graduate students, and visiting scholars from all disciplines to conduct studies, present lectures and publish professional papers and proceedings from public talks and organized conferences.
When Norms Collide: Local Responses to Activism Against Female Genital Mutilation and Early Marriage
February 19, 2016
Why are we so afraid to leave children alone?
August 23, 2016
UCI study finds moral judgments about parents affect perceptions of risk
The promise and problems of an open foreign policy
August 1, 2016
Etel Solingen, political science, is mentioned in the Buenos Aires Herald Aug. 1, 2016