Problems of cooperation

What’s Wrong with Moral Foundations Theory, and How to get Moral Psychology Right

Once the exclusive preserve of philosophy and theology, the study of morality has now become a thriving interdisciplinary endeavor, encompassing research in evolutionary theory, genetics, biology, animal behavior, psychology, and anthropology. The emerging consensus is that there is nothing mysterious about morality; it is merely a collection of biological and cultural traits that promote cooperation. Best known among these accounts is Jonathan Haidt’s Moral Foundations Theory (MFT). ….[READ]