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Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Chauncey Stillman Distinguished Professor of Practical Ethics

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
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Ph.D.Yale University1982
A.B.Amherst College1977
Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

  • Aaron J Ancell
  • Susanne Meyer
  • Gordon Steenbergen
  • Whitney Kane
  • David L. Barack
Postdocs Mentored

  • Nina Strohminger (2013/11-present)
  • Jesse Summers (2013/11-present)
  • Jana Schaich Borg (2013/11-present)
  • Tommaso Bruni (2013/11-present)
  • Devin Singh (2013/11-present)
Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Hopp, FR; Amir, O; Fisher, JT; Grafton, S; Sinnott-Armstrong, W; Weber, R (2023). Moral foundations elicit shared and dissociable cortical activation modulated by political ideology.. Nature Human Behaviour. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Simmons, C; Helming, K; Musholt, K; Sinnott-Armstrong, W (2023). Where is the golden mean of intellectual humility? Comments on Ballantyne. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 18(2), 240-243. [doi]  [abs]
  3. McKee, P; Kim, HE; Tang, H; Everett, JAC; Chituc, V; Gibea, T; Marques, LM; Boggio, P; Sinnott-Armstrong, W (2023). Does it matter who harmed whom? A cross-cultural study of moral judgments about harm by and to insiders and outsiders. Current Psychology. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Sinnott-Armstrong, W (2023). Dahl’s Definition of Morality. Psychological Inquiry, 34(2), 106-109. [doi]
  5. Boggio, PS; Rêgo, GG; Everett, JAC; Vieira, GB; Graves, R; Sinnott-Armstrong, W (2023). Who did it? Moral wrongness for us and them in the UK, US, and Brazil. Philosophical Psychology. [doi]  [abs]

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