Joshua Knobe

Professor (Adjunct) of Law

(fall term)


Joshua Knobe is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and a Professor of Cognitive Science and Philosophy at Yale University. His work is in the field of moral cognition, examining the ways in which people’s moral judgments can influence their use of concepts that might initially seem entirely scientific or non-moral.

FULL BIOGRAPHY

Education & Curriculum Vitae


B.A., 1996, Stanford University
Ph.D., 2006, Princeton University

Courses Taught


  • Experimental Jurisprudence

Joshua Knobe is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and a Professor of Cognitive Science and Philosophy at Yale University. His work is in the field of moral cognition, examining the ways in which people’s moral judgments can influence their use of concepts that might initially seem entirely scientific or non-moral. He has also researched questions about people’s ordinary concepts that fall outside the domain of moral cognition, including questions about people’s understanding of free will and of consciousness.