Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong is Chauncey Stillman Professor of Practical Ethics at Duke University and the editor of the previous volumes of Moral Psychology, all published by the MIT Press.

Books by this Editor

The Neuroscience of Morality: Emotion, Brain Disorders, and Development
Edited By Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
For much of the twentieth century, philosophy and science went their separate ways. In moral philosophy, fear of the so-called naturalistic fallacy kept moral philosophers from incorporating developments in biology and psychology. Since the 1990s, however, many philosophers have drawn on recent advances in cognitive psychology, brain science, and evolutionary psychology to inform their work. This...
The Cognitive Science of Morality: Intuition and Diversity
Edited By Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
For much of the twentieth century, philosophy and science went their separate ways. In moral philosophy, fear of the so-called naturalistic fallacy kept moral philosophers from incorporating developments in biology and psychology. Since the 1990s, however, many philosophers have drawn on recent advances in cognitive psychology, brain science, and evolutionary psychology to inform their work. This...
The Evolution of Morality: Adaptations and Innateness
Edited By Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
For much of the twentieth century, philosophy and science went their separate ways. In moral philosophy, fear of the so-called naturalistic fallacy kept moral philosophers from incorporating developments in biology and psychology. Since the 1990s, however, many philosophers have drawn on recent advances in cognitive psychology, brain science, and evolutionary psychology to inform their work. This...
Free Will and Moral Responsibility
Edited By Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
Traditional philosophers approached the issues of free will and moral responsibility through conceptual analysis that seldom incorporated findings from empirical science. In recent decades, however, striking developments in psychology and neuroscience have captured the attention of many moral philosophers. This volume of Moral Psychology offers essays, commentaries, and replies by leading...
Virtue and Character
Edited By Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Christian B. Miller
Philosophers have discussed virtue and character since Socrates, but many traditional views have been challenged by recent findings in psychology and neuroscience. This fifth volume of Moral Psychology grows out of this new wave of interdisciplinary work on virtue, vice, and character. It offers essays, commentaries, and replies by leading philosophers and scientists who explain and use empirical...

Journal Articles by this Author

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
Volume 18, Issue 5 ()
By Jana Schaich Borg, Catherine Hynes, John Van Horn, Scott Grafton, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
Volume 23, Issue 10 (October 2011)
By Carolyn Parkinson, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Philipp E. Koralus, Angela Mendelovici, Victoria McGeer, Thalia Wheatley