Shaun B. Nichols
Philosophy of cognitive science; moral psychology; experimental philosophy
Current Research Interest
Investigating the questions: What is the psychological basis for private property? Do people across cultures think everything must have an explanation? Why is it so common for people to think moral rules don’t apply to outsiders?
Nichols, Shaun. Rational Rules: Towards a Theory of Moral Learning. New York: Oxford University Press, 2021.
Nichols, Shaun, Nina Strohminger, Arun Rai, and Jay Garfield. “Death and the Self.” Cognitive Science 42, issue S1 (2018): 314–332.