Research Interests: Moral Psychology, Metaethics, Chinese Philosophy, Cognitive Science of Religion
Recent Courses Taught
Chinese Philosophy, Fall 2015
Sarkissian, H. (2016). “Aspects of folk morality: objectivism and relativism.” In The Blackwell Companion to Experimental Philosophy. Edited by Wesley Buckwalter and Justin Sytsma.
Sarkissian, H. (2015). "When you think it's bad it's worse than you think: Psychological bias and the ethics of negative character assessments". In The Philosophical Challenge from China. Brian Bruya (Ed.). MIT Press.
Sarkissian, H. (2014). “Is self-regulation a burden or a virtue? A comparative perspective.” In The Philosophy and Psychology of Character and Happiness: An Empirical Approach to Character and Happiness Nancy E. Snow and Franco V. Trivigno (Ed.). (pp. 181-196). Routledge Press.
Sarkissian, H. (2013). "Ritual and Rightness in the Analects". In Dao Companion to the Analects. Amy Olberding (Ed.). (pp. 95-116). Springer.
Sarkissian, H., Park, J., Tien, D., Wright, J., Knobe, J. (2011). Folk moral relativism. Mind & Language, 26(4), 482-505.
Sarkissian, H. (2010). Confucius and the Effortless Life of Virtue. History of Philosophy Quarterly 27(1), 1-16.
Sarkissian, H. (2010). Recent Approaches to Confucian Filial Morality. Philosophy Compass, 5(9), 725-734.
Sarkissian, H. (2010). Minor Tweaks, Major Payoffs: The Problems and Promise of Situationism in Moral Philosophy. Philosopher's Imprint 10(9), 1-15.
Phelan, M., Sarkissian, H. (2008). The folk strike back: Or, why you didn't do it intentionally, though it was bad and you knew it. Philosophical Studies, 138(2), 291-298.
Flanagan, O., Sarkissian, H., Wong, D. (2007). "Naturalizing Ethics". In Moral Psychology, Vol. 1: The Evolution of Morality: Adaptations and Innateness. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (Ed.). (pp. 1-26). MIT Press.