The four moral judgments you make every day

Our brains make snap moral decisions in mere seconds.

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  • Moral psychology studies how we process moral questions and come to be moral beings.
  • A new framework says there are four kinds of moral judgment we all make.
  • Understanding how we evaluate moral or immoral actions can help us make better choices.
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How philosophy blends physics with the idea of free will

How does philosophy try to balance having free will with living in a deterministic universe?

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  • People feel like they have free will but often have trouble understanding how they can have it in a deterministic universe.
  • Several models of free will exist which try to incorporate physics into our understanding of our experience.
  • Even if physics could rule out free will, there would still be philosophical questions.
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