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Thought Experiments

Philosopher Janet Radcliffe Richards asks whether the results of studies into humans' moral choices can tell us not just how we tend to behave, but how we should behave.

Studies have shown that if the smell of fresh bread is in the air we are far more generous than otherwise. In the past few years, a fascinating range of experiments has begun to shed light on the moral choices humans make. Philosopher Janet Radcliffe Richards asks whether the results can tell us not just how we tend to behave, but how we should behave.

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