Openness correlates to moral relativism

February 21, 2011 | By | Reply More

Yale professor Joshua Knobe has gathered various findings suggesting that the personality trait of openness correlates with moral relativism. These findings suggest “we can start out with facts about people’s usual ways of thinking or talking and use these facts to get some insight into questions about the true nature of morality.”

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Category: Good and Evil, Psychology Cognition

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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