The Social Science and Ethics Research Group focuses on three key areas and their shared relevance:

  • The Empirical study of Ethics - Encompassing anthropological and sociological studies of local conceptions of the good, norms, and everyday ethical decision making as well as recent work in social psychology and empirical philosophy.
  • Metaethics - ‚ÄčIncorporating questions regarding the nature of ethics and value and their relationship to action.
  • The Ethics of Research - ‚ÄčEngaging with ongoing debates over the suitability of ethical review, the limits of objectivity, and ethical controversies.

For the research interests of some of our members, go to the people section.


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