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Baruch College|Graduate Center
MA University of Toronto; PhD Duke
Moral Psychology, Chinese Philosophy, Metaethics, Cognitive Science of Religion
Recent Courses Taught
Chinese Philosophy, Fall 2018
Sarkissian, H and Phelan, M. 2019. “Moral objectivism and a punishing God.”
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
Sarkissian, H. 2018. “Neo-Confucianism, experimental philosophy, and the trouble with intuitive methods.”
British Journal for the History of Philosophy
De Freitas, J., Sarkissian, H., Newman, G.E., Grossmann, I., De Brigard, F., Luco, A., and Knobe, J. 2018. “Consistent belief in a good true self in misanthropes and three interdependent cultures.”
Sarkissian, H. 2017. “Folk platitudes as the explananda of philosophical metaethics: Are they accurate? And do they help or hinder inquiry?”
Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research
Sarkissian, H. 2017. “Situationism, manipulation, and objective self-awareness.”
Ethical Theory and Moral Practice
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.
Knobe, J., Buckwalter, W., Robbins, P., Sarkissian, H., Sommers, T., and Nichols, S. 2012. “Experimental philosophy.”
Annual Review of Psychology
Sarkissian, H., Park, J., Tien, D., Wright, J., Knobe, J. 2011. Folk moral relativism.
Mind & Language
, 26(4), 482-505.
Sarkissian, H. 2010. “The darker side of Daoist primitivism”
The Journal of Chinese Philosophy
Sarkissian, H. 2010. Confucius and the effortless life of virtue.
History of Philosophy Quarterly
Sarkissian, H. 2010. Minor tweaks, major payoffs: The problems and promise of situationism in moral philosophy.