The following readings were not assigned for the class, but are designed to provide background information about topics in the field of moral reasoning.

Buy at Amazon Hauser, Marc. Moral Minds: How Nature Designed Our Universal Sense of Right and Wrong. New York, NY: Harper Collins, 2006. ISBN: 0060780703.

Buy at Amazon De Waal, Frans. Primates and Philosophers: How Morality Evolved. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006. ISBN: 0691124477.

Buy at Amazon Wilson, James Q. The Moral Sense. New York, NY: Free Press, 1997. ISBN: 0684833328.

Buy at Amazon Feigenson, Neal. Legal Blame: How Jurors Think and Talk about Accidents. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2001. ISBN: 155798834X.

Buy at Amazon Fischer, John M., and Mark Ravizza. Ethics: Problems and Principles. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1992. ISBN: 0030475279.

Buy at Amazon Wright, Robert. The Moral Animal: Why We Are the Way We Are. New York, NY: Random House, 1995. ISBN: 0679763996.

Saxe, Rebecca. "Do the Right Thing: Cognitive Science's Search for a Common Morality." Boston Review (Sep/Oct 2005).

Mikhail, John. "Universal Moral Grammar: Theory, Evidence, and the Future." Trends in Cognitive Sciences 11 (2007): 143-152.