Civility in American Politics: How to Get (Some of) it Back
By JONATHAN HAIDT - MILLER CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
Added: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 03:38:58 UTC
JONATHAN HAIDT is a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, where he does research on morality and emotion and how they vary across cultures. He is also the author of "The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom" and his most recent book, "The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion." A book signing will follow his Forum.
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