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]