February 2014

Moral Psychology Research – What’s new? February 2014

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SASP Summer School 2014

I'm sitting at a café in Sydney Domestic Airport, on my way home from SASP Summer School. It has been a full on week - in all ways, and in the best possible ways. I think I need another week to digest everything we did, and talked about, and learned, and played - but I don't have another week; I leave for SPSP tomorrow. Read more about SASP Summer School 2014

The Moral of the Story: The Signature of All Things

The Moral of the Story: Morality and Literature

The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert

Set at the turn of the 19th Century, this novel focuses on Alma, a bright girl with an unusual upbringing and an unwillingness to conform to the norms of 1800’s puritanical America.

As a female, she should have been doing needlework and seeing to the affairs of the home; but she instead chose to study botany, became a published expert in mosses, in addition to her sexual curiosity and awakening. Read more about The Moral of the Story: The Signature of All Things

SPSP Conference

It’s been an eventful month. Last time I wrote I was on my way home from SASP Summer School; this time I’m going to be writing about SPSP Conference in Austin, Texas. It’s tempting to spend this post rambling about the trip in general (I’ve never been to the US before! The food was so delicious! The people were so nice!), but, since this is an academic blog, I guess I will stick to the serious side of things. Read more about SPSP Conference