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Moral Psychology on the Screen

What does the moral psychology of characters in film and television narratives add to our engagement with them? This was the topic explored by Dr Jonathan Webber at last night’s Cardiff Philosophy Café, with the aid of three examples: Alfie (the original, with Michael Caine), The Hurt Locker, and The Thick of It. Showing that, [...]


Next Cafe: Film Narrative and Moral Psychology

From tragedies such as Alfie and The Hurt Locker to comedies such as The Thick Of It, can film and television fiction inform our moral outlook? Can it increase our understanding of human motivation? And can it tell us anything about how our moral assessments of other people work? On Tuesday 17 May, join Cardiff University [...]

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