Shaun Nichols

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Experimental philosophy and the problem of free will
    Shaun Nichols
    Department of Philosophy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Science 331:1401-3. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Are children moral objectivists? Children's judgments about moral and response-dependent properties
    Shaun Nichols
    Department of Philosophy, College of Charleston, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424, USA
    Cognition 90:B23-32. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Moral dilemmas and moral rules
    Shaun Nichols
    Department of Philosophy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Cognition 100:530-42. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Norms with feeling: towards a psychological account of moral judgment
    Shaun Nichols
    Department of Philosophy, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC 29424, USA
    Cognition 84:221-36. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Folk concepts and intuitions: from philosophy to cognitive science
    Shaun Nichols
    Department of Philosophy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:514-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Experimental philosophy and the problem of free will
    Shaun Nichols
    Department of Philosophy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Science 331:1401-3. 2011
    ..It remains unclear why people reject determinism and what drives people's conflicted attitudes about responsibility. Experimental philosophy aims to address these issues and thereby illuminate the philosophical problem of free will...
  2. ncbi request reprint Are children moral objectivists? Children's judgments about moral and response-dependent properties
    Shaun Nichols
    Department of Philosophy, College of Charleston, 66 George Street, Charleston, SC 29424, USA
    Cognition 90:B23-32. 2003
    ..Hence, this helps support the claim that children are moral objectivists...
  3. ncbi request reprint Moral dilemmas and moral rules
    Shaun Nichols
    Department of Philosophy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Cognition 100:530-42. 2006
    ..We propose that judgments of whether an action is wrong, all things considered, implicate a complex set of psychological processes, including representations of rules, emotional responses, and assessments of costs and benefits...
  4. ncbi request reprint Norms with feeling: towards a psychological account of moral judgment
    Shaun Nichols
    Department of Philosophy, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC 29424, USA
    Cognition 84:221-36. 2002
    ..An experiment is presented that indicates that "disgust" violations (e.g. spitting at the table), are distinguished from conventional violations along the same dimensions as moral violations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Folk concepts and intuitions: from philosophy to cognitive science
    Shaun Nichols
    Department of Philosophy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:514-8. 2004
    ..These approaches to characterizing folk concepts provide important resources that will supplement, and perhaps in some cases displace, a priori approaches...