PUBLICATIONS (# in progress, * under review -- copies available upon request)
Meta-Ethical Pluralism/Folk Meta-Ethics
Other Experimental Philosophy
Early Moral Cognition/Moral Learning
- Wright, J.C., Warren, M, & Snow, N. (in press). Understanding Virtue: Theory and Measurement. Oxford University Press.
- Wright, J.C. Symposium on The Character Gap (in press). Journal of Philosophical Research.
- Wright, J.C., Snow, N., & Warren, M. (in press). Suffering, virtue, and character: Why the science of virtue matters. Invited Contribution to special issue of Acta Philosophica - Monographic Issue
- Snow, N., Wright, J.C., & Warren, M. (in press). Virtue measurement: Theory and applications. Invited Contribution to special issue of Ethical Theory and Moral Practice
- # Wright, J.C. Diversity, deviance, and virtue within imperfect moral communities. Virtues and Virtue Education: Local or Universal? Routledge Press. Deadline: September, 2019
- # Snow, N., Wright, J.C., & Warren, M. Phronesis and whole trait theory: An integration. Invited Contribution to book with Routledge Press. Deadline: March, 2020
- * Levasseur, T., Taylor, B., & Wright, J.C., Dark green humility: Religious, psychological, and affective attributes of pro-sustainable behaviors.
- * Wright, J.C., Goya-Tocchetto, D., Beck, E., Kutty-Falls, S., Sweat, S., & Swett, M. Humility and value integration: The expression of enlightened self-interest.
- Wright, J.C. (in press). The moral psychology of humility, Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Humility
- Wright, J.C. (in press). Humility: The start to an ethical life. Humility in the Age of Self-Promotion.
- Wright, J.C. (Ed.). (2019). Humility. Oxford Series on The Virtues; Oxford University Press.
- Wright, J.C. (2019) Humility: A foundational virtue. Humility. Oxford Series; Oxford University Press.
- Wright, J.C., Nadelhoffer, T., Ross, L., & Sinnott-Armstrong (2018). Be it ever so humble: Proposing a dual-dimension account and measurement for humility. Self & Identity, 17:1, 92-125
- Nadelhoffer, T., Wright, J.C., Goya-Tocchetto, D. (2018). Humility, free will beliefs, and existential angst: How we got from a preliminary investigation to a cautionary tale. In G. Caruso & O. Flanagan (Eds.), Neuroexistentialism: Meaning, Morals, and Purpose in the Age of Neuroscience. Oxford University Press.
- Nadelhoffer, T. & Wright, J.C. (2017). The twin dimensions of the virtue of humility: Low self-focus and high other-focus. Moral Psychology, Volume 5: Virtues and Happiness, (Eds. W. Sinnott-Armstrong & C. Miller), Cambridge: MIT Press. Commentators: June Tangney and Nancy Snow
- Nadelhoffer, T., Wright, J.C., Echols, M., Perini, T., & Venezia, K. (2017). The varieties of humility worth wanting: An interdisciplinary investigation. Journal of Moral Philosophy, 14, 168-200, DOI: 10.1163/17455243-46810056
- Wright, J.C., Nadelhoffer, T., Perini, T., Langville, A., Echols, M., & Venezia, K. (2017). The psychological significance of humility. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 12:1, 3-12, DOI: 10.1080/17439760.2016.1167940
Meta-Ethical Pluralism/Folk Meta-Ethics
- * Pölzler, T. & Wright, J.C., An empirical argument against moral non-cognitivism.
- Pölzler, T. & Wright, J.C. (in press). Anti-realist pluralism: A new approach to folk metaethics. Review of Philosophy and Psychology.
- Pölzler, T. & Wright, J.C. (2019). Empirical research on folk moral objectivism, Philosophy Compass.
- Wright, J.C. (2018). The fact and function of meta-ethical pluralism: Examining the evidence. Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy, Vol 2 (Eds T. Lombrozo, S. Nichols, and J. Knobe). New York: Oxford Press.
- Wright, J.C. (2015). Meta-ethical pluralism: A cautionary tale about cohesive moral communities [commentary]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 44. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X14001344,e163 (IF: 19.050)
- Wright, J.C. McWhite, C., & Grandjean, P. (2014). The cognitive mechanisms of intolerance: Do our meta-ethical commitments matter? Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy, Vol 1 (Eds T. Lombrozo, S. Nichols, and J. Knobe). New York: Oxford Press.
- Wright, J.C., Grandjean, P., & McWhite, C. (2013). The meta-ethical grounding of our moral beliefs: Evidence for meta-ethical pluralism. Philosophical Psychology, 26:3, 336-361. (IF: 0.590/0.723)
- Wright, J.C. & Sarkissian, H. (2012). Folk meta-ethical commitments. In Philosophy: Traditional and Experimental Readings, F. Allhof, R. Mallon, & S. Nichols (Eds). Oxford University Press: New York.
- Wright, J.C. (2012). Editor for the “Metaethics” section of Philosophy: Traditional and Experimental Readings. Fritz Allhoff, Ron Mallon, and Shaun Nichols (Volume Eds.) Oxford University Press.
- Sarkissian, H. Parks, J., Tien, D., Wright, J.C., & Knobe. J. (2011) Folk moral relativism. Mind & Language, 26:4, 482-505. (IF: 1.540/2.091) ** Re-printed in Knobe, J. and Nichols, S. (Eds). (2013). Experimental Philosophy, Vol. 2. New York: Oxford University Press
- * Wright, J.C., & Pölzler, T. "Should morality be abolished? An empirical challenge to the argument from intolerance.
- Wright, J.C. (2012). Children's and adolescents' tolerance for divergent beliefs: Exploring the cognitive and affective dimensions of moral conviction in our youth. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 30(4), 493-510. (IF: 2.841)
- Wright, J.C., Cullum, J., & Schwab, N. (2008). The cognitive and affective dimensions of moral conviction: Implications for attitudinal and behavioral measures of interpersonal tolerance. Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin, 34:11, 1461-1476. (IF: 2.909/3.520)
- # Wright, J.C. Conviction as a Tool for Navigating Disagreement. Subjective Matters: Personal Conviction in the Age of Fake Facts. Deadline: January, 2020
- Wright, J.C. Intuitional stability. (2015). A Companion to Experimental Philosophy (Eds. J. Sytsma & J. W. Buckwalter). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
- Wright, J.C. (2013): Tracking instability in our philosophical judgments: Is it intuitive? Philosophical Psychology, 26:4, 485-501. (IF: 0.590/0.723)
- Wright, J.C. (2010). On intuitional stability: The clear, the strong, and the paradigmatic. Cognition, 115:3, 491-503. (IF: 3.479/4.623) ** Re-printed in Knobe, J. and Nichols, S. (Eds). (2013). Experimental Philosophy, Vol. 2. New York: Oxford University Press
Other Experimental Philosophy
- Wright, J.C., DiBartolo, M., Galizio, A., & Reinhold, E. (2019). Judge no evil, see no evil: Do people’s moral choices influence to whom they visually attend? Methodological Advances in Experimental Philosophy, Bloomsbury Publishing, Continuum Press: New York.
- Sarkissian, H. & Wright, J.C. & (Eds). (2014). Advances in Experimental Moral Psychology. Bloomsbury Publishing, Continuum Press: New York.
- ** Paperback edition (2015)
- Wright, J.C., & Bengson, J. (2009). Asymmetries in judgments of responsibility and intentional action. Mind & Language, 24:1, 24-50. (IF: 1.540/2.091)
- Bengson, J., Moffett, M., & Wright, J.C. (2009). The folk on knowing how. Philosophical Studies, 142:3, 387-401.
- Wright, J.C., & Baril, G. (2013). The role of dispositional vs. situational threat-sensitivity in our moral judgments. Journal of Moral Education, 42:3, 383-397. (IF: 0.855/0.720)
- Baril, G., & Wright, J.C. (2012). Different types of moral cognition: Moral stages versus moral foundations. Personality and Individual Differences, 53, 468-473. (IF: 1.951/2.378)
- Wright, J.C., & Baril, G. (2011). The role of cognitive resources in determining our moral intuitions: Are we all liberals at heart? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 1007-1012. (IF: 2.285/3.140) ** Discussed in an op-ed write-up in the Boston Globe: http://archive.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2011/07/03/trusting_your_instincts
- Wright, J.C. (2018). Moral knowledge as know-how. In A. Zimmerman, K. Jones & M. Timmons (Eds.) Routledge Handbook on Moral Epistemology. Routledge Press, Taylor & Francis Publications.
- Wright, J. (2008). The role of moral perception in mature moral agency. In J. Winewski (Ed.), Moral Perception (pp. 1-24). Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Cambridge, MA.
Early Moral Cognition/Moral Learning
- Wright, J.C., Weissglass, D., & Casey, V. (2017). Imaginative role-playing as a medium for moral development: Dungeons & Dragons provides moral training. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, DOI: 10.1177/0022167816686263
- Wright, J. C., Rodgers, T., Saulpaugh, K., West, J., & Hopkins, M. (2016). Located in the thin of it: Young children’s use of thin moral concepts, Journal of Moral Education, 1-16, DOI: 10.1080/03057240.2016.1156523
- Wright, J.C., & Bartsch, K. (2008). Portraits of early moral sensibility in two children's everyday conversation. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 54(1), 56-85.
- Bartsch, K., & Wright, J.C. (2005). Towards an intuitionist account of moral development [commentary]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 28, 546-547.
- Nadelhoffer, T., Goya-Tocchetto, D., Wright, J.C., & McGuire, Q. (in press). Folk Jurisprudence and neuro-intervention: An Interdisciplinary Investigation. In N. Vincent (Ed.), Neuro-interventions and the Law: Regulating Human Mental Capacity. Oxford University Press.
- Amira, K., Wright, J.C., & Goya-Tocchetto, D. (2019). In-group love and out-group hate: Which is more important to partisans and when? Political Behavior. (IF: 1.747) ** Discussed in a NYTimes article: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/03/opinion/trump-republican-base.html
- Goya-Tocchetto, D., Nadelhoffer, T., Echols, M., Wright, J.C. (2016). The lottery of life and moral desert: An empirical investigation. Philosophical Psychology, 29:8, 1112–1127 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09515089.2016.1240362 (IF: 0.590/0.723)
- Wright, J.C., Coen, O., & Hoffmann, H. (2015). On the value integration of successfully reformed ex-convicts: A comparison with moral exemplars. The Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 1-19. DOI: 10.1177/0022167815614955 (IF: 1.591)
- Wright, J.C., (2015). Thinking about how we think about morality. OUPblog: Oxford University Press's Academic Insights for the Thinking World, March 22, 2015, Accessible: http://blog.oup.com/2015/03/morality-philosophy.
- Wright, J.C., & Nichols, R. (2014). How perceived religiosity influences moral appraisal: The social cost of atheism. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 14, 115-137. (IF: 0.865)
- Janes, P., Kolak, A., & Wright, J.C. (2012). Creating a community-wide web of support. Early-childhood development recommendations for the School-Readiness Task Force of Cherokee County, SC.
- Wright, J.C. (2009). Book review: Appiah’s “Experiments in Ethics”. Journal of Moral Education, 38:1, 118-120.
- Wright, J.C., & Bartsch, K. (2008). Portraits of early moral sensibility in two children's everyday conversation. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 54(1), 56-85. (IF: 0.843)
- Wright, J.C. (2004). Gilligan's theory of feminine morality. N. J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Development, SAGE Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA.